Biosecurity news

Biosecurity Queensland's newsletter covers animal health, plant health, weeds and pest animals, changes in legislation, upcoming events and news stories.

July 2023

  • Do you have an opinion on dangerous dogs?
  • $1 million in funding granted for the Queenaland Feral Pest Initative
  •  On-Farm Biosecurity Summit

June 2023

  • Biosecurity overhaul for Far North Queensland
  • Purple Hive makes ground-breaking debut
  • Taking the paws to the cause

May 2023

  • Why plant health is so important
  • Tougher penalties proposed for dangerous dog owners
  • Learning to deal with a biosecurity response

April 2023

  • Envisioning a biosecure future for Queensland
  • Biosecurity platform two years in the making
  • Major biosecurity risk foiled

March 2023

  • Be on the lookout for guava root-knot nematode
  • How you can minimise spray drift
  • Helping to protect Australian citrus

February 2023

  • Sweet news for beekeepers
  • Protecting our rainforests from invasive tropical weeds
  • New biocontrol agent for prickly acacia

January 2023

  • New leaders to take up roles with Biosecurity Queensland
  • New control agent for bellyache bush 
  • Last chance to have your say on the future of brands and earmarks 

December 2022

  • Deadly dog disease warning
  • International exchange provides insights into Panama TR4
  • Have your say on how brands and earmarks are managed in the future

November 2022

  • Consultation open: Have your say on how brands and earmarks are managed in the future
  • Guava root-knot nematode detected in the Northern Territory
  • Movement Control Order for polyphagous shot-hole borer

October 2022

  • A hitchhikers guide to exotic pest and disease prevention
  • New African swine fever eLearning course   
  • Do you know the biosecurity rules in your area? 

September 2022

  • Expanding emergency animal diseases resources
  • New permits to minimise risk of varroa mite
  • New fire ant biosecurity zones now in place