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The European wasp surveillance season has wrapped up with a significant decline in nest detections and distribution – indicating marked progress towards achieving localised eradication.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is ramping up its program to eradicate the serious agricultural pest Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) from Perth’s western suburbs.
Banana spotting bugs are an impediment to the commercial production of most fruit trees including mangoes. The bugs are difficult to detect on the tree and can cause major and frequent damage.
Fremantle residents and businesses are asked to keep supporting the ongoing quarantine and surveillance activities for red imported fire ant.
Residents and gardening contractors in Dalkeith and surrounds are encouraged to ensure the correct disposal of green waste to help stop the spread of the serious agricultural pest, Queensland fruit
Fall armyworm has been found in the Gascoyne region, with moths detected in Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) traps in Carnarvon.
During Biosecurity Blitz 2020 and again in April 2021 the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is providing Western Australians with an opportunity to help look for inv
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is calling on residents in Dalkeith and surrounding suburbs to support efforts to stamp out the exotic pest Queensland fruit fly (Qfly)
A range of species of Epiphyas fruit moths occurs in WA. The most abundant are light brown apple moth, E. postvittana and 'western fruit moth' E. pulla.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development detected Red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta) at two adjoining tenanted properties at Fremantle Ports in November 2019.