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News - Fruit Fly

Pack lunch right and minimise the spread of fruit fly

20 February 2019

Parents living in the fruit fly outbreak area at Loxton in the Riverland are reminded to consider the contents of their children’s school lunch boxes to ensure they follow the relevant quarantine restrictions.

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War declared on Loxton outbreak with sterile fly release

15 February 2019

The State Government has declared war on the Loxton Queensland fruit fly outbreak with the release of millions of sterile flies beginning this week in a major assault to get rid of the pest.

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Fruit fly outbreak declared in Thevenard on SA's west coast

25 January 2019

An outbreak of Mediterranean fruit fly (Med-fly) has been declared at Thevenard on the state's west coast, following the detection of larvae.

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Zero tolerance against fruit fly at Yamba

4 January 2019

The State Government has stepped up its fight against fruit fly with a zero tolerance approach to come into effect at the Yamba Quarantine Station from today.

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Border sting operation to stop fruit fly

28 December 2018

More than 230 drivers entering South Australia through Bordertown last weekend received fines for illegally bringing fruit into the state in a random roadblock operation undertaken by South Australian biosecurity officers.

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'Eat it or bin it' if you're travelling this Christmas

19 December 2018

Visiting friends and family are being reminded to ‘Eat It or Bin It’ this festive season and avoid putting the state’s fruit fly free status at risk by bringing any fresh fruit and vegetables back into South Australia or the Riverla…

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Loxton Fruit Fly community meeting

14 December 2018

Residents and producers within the 1.5km outbreak area will have an opportunity to receive the latest updates on the fruit fly eradication response around Loxton at a community meeting.

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Riverland call to action on Fruit Fly

12 December 2018

A call to action has been issued for the entire Riverland community to eradicate waste material that could be a host for fruit fly after an outbreak of Q-fly was detected in Loxton on Thursday.

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Fruit Fly Outbreak declared in the Riverland

7 December 2018

An outbreak of Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly) has been detected in Loxton following the discovery of seven male flies.

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