Panama TR4 Program update

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October 2021

In this issue:

  • Epidemiological Review in the news
  • International Plant Protection Convention forms new implementation committee for Panama TR4
  • FNQ situation update
  • Panama TR4 Program Management Board October snapshot report
  • Transition to industry leadership update
  • Panama TR4 Program activity

September 2021

In this issue:

  • Scientific review informs industry of a way forward in the management of Panama TR4

August 2021

In this issue:

  • All eyes on Far North Queensland in world war against Panama TR4
  • Surveillance schedule for financial year 2021-22
  • Panama TR4 situation in Far North Queensland
  • Stay informed and #PanamaTR4protect
  • Panama TR4 Program Management Board
  • Transition to industry management
  • Panama TR4 Program activity
  • Handy contacts

April 2021

In this situation update:

  • Panama TR4 Program Management Board update

March 2021

In this issue:

  • Program welcomes Industry Transition Leader
  • Investigations commence in Tully Valley for Panama TR4 epidemiological review
  • Program collaborates with Cassowary Coast Libraries to educate kids through play
  • Program delivers education session at Tully’s Australian Army Jungle Training Wing
  • Panama TR4 training to support seasonal worker supervision
  • 10 things to know about surveillance for Panama disease tropical race 4
  • Updated Panama TR4 Program strategies

March 2021

In this issue:

  • Panama TR4 Program Management Board update

December 2020

In this issue:

  • Christmas message from Program Leader, Rhiannon Evans
  • 2020 – A Year in Review
  • Industry to manage Panama TR4
  • Panama TR4 Program Management Board update
  • New biosecurity videos

November 2020

In this issue:

  • Program wins national biosecurity award
  • Growers meet Board to discuss future management of Panama TR4
  • What to expect when surveillance comes to your property
  • Check your biosecurity ahead of La Nina wet season

October 2020

In this situation update:

  • Panama TR4 Program Management Board update

August 2020

In this issue:

  • Board approves Program strategy to protect the banana industry
  • Program works with council on Tully River sand concerns
  • Increased self-management of Panama TR4 on infested farms
  • Queensland experience on the world stage

April 2020

In this issue:

  • COVID-19 and the Program
  • Update on fourth farm detected with the disease
  • Government and industry management of the Panama TR4 Program
  • Markets prove that locals know best
  • Cassowary Coast Regional Council working with Program staff
  • Keeping the community aware
  • Licensed armourers and licensed dealers exempt from COVID-19 restrictions: assisting banana growers with feral pig control
  • COVID-19 information

April 2020

In this situation update:

  • Panama TR4 Program Management Board update

February 2020

In this situation update:

  • Biosecurity Queensland officers find new case of suspected Panama TR4

February 2020

In this situation update:

  • Suspect case of Panama TR4 confirmed