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Biosecurity Qld
Protecting Queensland from the risks & impacts of pests & diseases through the collaborative efforts of all Queenslanders.
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Australian Government ramps up border testing to prevent African Swine Fever. Protect Australia from
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Biosecurity Qld Jan 16
Meet Aka, the fire ant tracker! Aka shows primary aged- students how he can track fire ants. His handler, Mandy, teaches students about fire ants, their impacts and how to identify them. Schools can book now to secure a session with Aka:
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Biosecurity Qld Jan 13
Foot and mouth disease is highly contagious and would cause major losses to our livestock industries. Don’t bring food products into Australia and don’t feed food scraps to your animals. Check what you can feed pigs
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Biosecurity Qld Jan 10
Recognise this plant? You might have madeira vine (Anredera cordifolia) in your backyard. Read more here:
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Biosecurity Qld Jan 9
Have you got African tulip tree (Spathodea campanulata) in your backyard? You can help by removing African tulip tree from your garden. You can find out more here:
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Biosecurity Qld Jan 8
Become a fire ant volunteer to make a big impact for 2019. If you’re interested in helping your community and protecting the environment, register your interest today fireants@daf.qld.gov.au
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Biosecurity Qld Jan 1
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Biosecurity Qld Dec 27
Australia is on alert for African swine fever following outbreaks in Europe and Belgium. Feeding pigs certain types of food scraps is illegal as it can spread disease. Read the list of foods you can and can’t feed pigs
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Biosecurity Qld Dec 25
In 2017/18, out plant health inspectors issued 12,718 plant health certificates to Queensland producers, allowing locally grown fruit, vegetable and other plant products to be enjoyed across Australia.
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Biosecurity Qld Dec 24
Learn how you can prevent invasive plants from spreading when camping or boating: .
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Biosecurity Qld Dec 23
The Department of Agriculture and Fisheries has issued a new Movement Control Order (MCO) Notice for citrus canker and carriers. The new MCO allows for the conditional movement of citrus fruit from a state or territory with a detection of citrus canker
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Biosecurity Qld Dec 23
Who doesn’t love Christmas prawns, especially when they’re caught locally?! Let’s support our local industry by asking for Queensland seafood this silly season.
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Biosecurity Qld Dec 20
As part of Queensland’s fruit fly surveillance operations, we process around 500,000 individual fruit flies to confirm they are not exotic species that could devastate our plant industries.
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Biosecurity Qld Dec 20
As part of Queensland’s fruit fly surveillance operations, we process around 500,000 individual fruit flies to confirm they are not exotic species that could devastate our plant industries.
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Biosecurity Qld Dec 19
Growers are coming up with innovative ways to protect their farms from . Here’s an example of a boot scrub and decontamination station at one farm in FNQ. Share your biosecurity ideas with us at
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Biosecurity Qld Dec 19
Transporting manure? Due to their size and colour, fire ants are easily disguised in manure. If you are storing, moving or purchasing manure from inside a fire ant biosecurity zone, then you need to read this:
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Biosecurity Qld Dec 18
Attention Queensland bee keepers: Follow the best practices outlined in this guide to meet the safety standards and minimum requirements of beekeeping in Queensland:
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Biosecurity Qld Dec 18
Did you know diseases like white spot disease are spread the fastest by us humans? As Scotty says, ‘If you are going on a fishing trip, buy your bait locally so that you don’t accidentally spread a disease, and fresh bait is always best’.
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Biosecurity Qld Dec 18
Attention Queensland bee keepers: Follow the best practices outlined in this guide to meet the safety standards and minimum requirements of beekeeping in Queensland:
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Biosecurity Qld Dec 16
Missing the sales in store and shopping from home? Exotic animals harm our environment and some food products can introduce disease. Check before you buy:
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