Initiatives

The Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 (BAM Act) regulates mechanisms, programs and activities to prevent and minimise the impact of pests and diseases.

European house borer (EHB) Hylotrupes bajulus is a destructive pest of seasoned coniferous timber including pine, fir and spruce.

Tomato potato pysllid (TPP) is a tiny sap-sucking insect that on feeds on tomato, potato, capsicum, chilli, goji berry, tamarillo, eggplant and sweet potato.

The European wasp is considered one of the worst wasps in the world - harmful to people, our outdoor lifestyles and to our horticultural and agricultural industries.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has taken action to protect Western Australia’s citrus growers from the threat of citrus canker following confirmation that the disease