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  • White spot disease containment reinforced

    Today, the Queensland Government introduced a new biosecurity regulation aimed at strengthening the containment of white spot disease and further protecting Queensland’s multi-million dollar seafood industry.


  • Asian green mussel detected near Weipa

    Biosecurity Queensland is conducting surveillance after a single Asian green mussel was confirmed at a site south of Weipa.


  • New wash-down designs to combat Panama disease

    Biosecurity Queensland's Panama TR4 Program has developed new wash-down bay designs to help banana growers further protect their farms against Panama disease tropical race 4.


  • Permit may be required for transporting banana items

    Biosecurity Queensland is reminding anyone who moves banana related items within Queensland and interstate that they may need a biosecurity certificate or permit.


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