Western Australia has been highly successful at eradicating previous Qfly incursions with the cooperation of local communities and industry, and by efforts of the experienced incident response staff at the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD).
Qfly has been has eradicated from Perth on eight occasions since 1989.
It is important that communities and industry continue to work with DPIRD to eradicate any future Qfly incursions, supporting WA growers and everyone who enjoys growing their own fruit and vegetables.
Refer below for updates on current Qfly eradication programs in WA.
Information for Industry
Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) has been successfully eradicated from the Perth western suburbs of Dalkeith and surrounds.
The Department of Primary Industries (DPIRD) thanks you for your assistance and patience during this eradication response which ran for 10 months, from March 2020 to February 2021.
Local residents no longer need to abide by the management and movement restrictions of the Quarantine Area Notice (QAN). Qfly susceptible fruit and vegetables can be grown, moved and sold/traded as they were before the QAN came into effect. Property inspections have now ceased.