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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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Biosecurity Qld Sep 19
The ecosystems of FNQ’s spectacular rainforests are under threat from miconia — a fast-growing plant with the potential to devastate these world-renowned destinations. 🎧Listen to our Turf ‘n’ Surf podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Google Podcasts.
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Biosecurity Qld Sep 18
Thinking of welcoming a new puppy or dog to the family? Help ensure dogs and puppies are sold responsibly by asking your breeder for their supply number and checking to make sure they’re registered:
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AUSVEG Biosecurity Sep 17
Attention growers + industry members! and Workshops are coming to Ayr QLD (next Tuesday) and Bowen QLD (next Thursday). Please see flyers below for full details.
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DAF Media Sep 15
Marine pests can’t hide from underwater eye In what is a first for Queensland, an ‘early warning’ detection system has been placed in the water at the Port of Townsville to find any traces of exotic marine pests.
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DAF Media Sep 15
Marine pests can’t hide from underwater eye in Mackay In what is a first for Queensland, an ‘early warning’ detection system has been placed in the water at the Port of Mackay to find any traces of exotic marine pests.
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Biosecurity Qld Sep 15
Golden potato cyst nematodes are tiny, worm-like creatures that feed on plant roots, affecting the plant’s ability to access nutrients from the soil. While present in some parts of Victoria, it is not present in Queensland. If you suspect PCN – report it on 1800 084 881.
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Australian Department of Agriculture Sep 2
Know how to report signs of plant and bee pests or diseases, and weeds; sick livestock, poultry and aquatic animals; or something unusual in or on mail, cargo, containers, and vessels. | – Australia’s biosecurity website
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Biosecurity Qld Sep 11
There are twice as many head of cattle in Queensland as there are people. Moving those 11 million animals safely is a huge job! Before you transport livestock, be sure to check Meat and Livestock Australia’s updated “fit to load” guide at
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Biosecurity Qld Sep 10
Movement restrictions are in place for raw prawns, yabbies and marine worms in South East Queensland to reduce any risk of spreading white spot disease. White spot only affects crustaceans and does not pose a risk to human health at all. More info at .
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Biosecurity Qld Sep 9
More sting has been added to the search for Asian honey bees and varroa mites in Townsville with the announcement of a new eradication program. Read more 👉 . 📷Arthur Giblin
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Australian Department of Agriculture Aug 25
Check out the new one stop shop for biosecurity. | – Australia’s biosecurity website
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Australian Department of Agriculture Sep 8
. have released the National Plant Status Report for 2018. Read about some of the key events of the year & the many layers of the plant biosecurity system that is protecting our plant industries & our environment | Find it here
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Biosecurity Qld Sep 9
One way of controlling this perennial weed is to leave removed materials in the sun to dry. Learn more about Sagittaria at
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Biosecurity Qld Sep 8
It’s National Bilby Day! For many years, bilbies were thought to be extinct, however the greater bilby is now found in several locations in western Queensland. Learn more about the greater bilby at 📷@wildlifeconservationfund
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Biosecurity Qld Sep 5
~ Name the native ~ Highly resistant to drought and frost, this beauty flowers through winter and spring. Comment if you know what this is – or better yet, let us know if you’ve got one in your backyard!
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ISC Sep 4
‘Environmental biosecurity does matter’ - Karina Keast ⁦⁩ national update ⁩ ⁦
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Biosecurity Qld Sep 4
Thanks for all who attended the forum. It has been a thought-provoking session tackling a range of biosecurity challenges in Queensland as well as demonstrating new technologies and celebrating wins in the biosecurity space.
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Aaron Dodd Sep 4
For my overseas friends, this is what a $400,000,000 eradication program looks like. Greame Dudgeon from giving an update on progress with their eradication campaign.
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ISC Sep 4
Red in : ‘This is a military-style campaign...doing eradication, containment and control’ Hearing from Graeme Dudgeon
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Biosecurity Qld Sep 4
Replying to @BiosecurityQld
Listen to our podcast where Dr Ross Wylie explains the Fire ant team’s plan to eradicate fire ants from Queensland
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