Biosecurity news

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

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?
October 2020
  • Have you heard of varroa mite?
  • Going horse riding or attending a show or competition?
  • Invasive turtles: Red-eared slider turtles
September 2020

In this issue:

  • Six farms detected with avian influenza in Victoria
  • Watch for Russian wheat aphids
  • Biosecurity entity registration reminder
August 2020

In this issue:

  • Avian influenza outbreak in Victoria
  • White colonial sea squirt detected
  • Use of electric prodders on horses an act of cruelty