Biosecurity news

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

June 2021

  • Cattle tick requirements for moving livestock
  • Be on the lookout for mikania vine
  • Fire ant biosecurity zones have changed

May 2021

  • Look out for signs of lumpy skin disease
  • Don't be so koi - keeping koi carp in ornamental ponds in Queensland is illegal
  • Bee biosecurity talk: Nosema Masterclass

April 2021

  • African olive found in Toowoomba
  • More funding for feral pest control
  • Review of the Animal Care and Protection Act

March 2021

  • Managing bees around farms
  • Invasive tree detected on the Gold Coast 
  • Are you registered as a biosecurity entity?

February 2021

  • Chomping on Cha-om? 
  • Rain brings fire ants
  • The wicked witch of... Mackay

January 2021

  • Mission Biosecurity is live!
  • Cheering for chooks
  • Future of biosecurity – tackling invasive pests and insects

December 2020

  • Are you prepared for natural disasters?
  • African Swine Fever: People food is not pig food
  • Give a native – not an invasive!

November 2020

  • Look out for signs of screw-worm fly
  • African horse sickness
  • Unwelcome ‘friends’ in your pantry?