In November/December 2021, 600 fruit fly traps were distributed around the Bowen residential community.
For more information on how to prevent fruit fly visit the National Fruit Fly council’s website here.
The National Biosecurity Training Hub was established in response to rising pressures on Australia’s biosecurity system with concurrent responses to animal, aquatic, environmental, plant and natural disaster incidents across the country driving the need to build and support biosecurity preparedness and response capacity and capability.
Created to address the need for a centralised, coordinated approach to national biosecurity training, the Hub provides a national repository of online biosecurity training for industry, government and community, connecting biosecurity training providers across Australia.
Guava root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne enterolobii) is a highly pathogenic and invasive nematode species. Despite its common name, it has a broad host range including many vegetable crops, ornamental plants and weeds. It has been identified as a high priority pest in the biosecurity plans for the ginger, papaya, potato, sweetpotato and vegetable industries.
Keeping records is critical to any business and in agricultural farming it can provide a range of information in relation to productivity, economics, farm operations, marketing opportunities and environmental responsibilities.
Below is a checklist that highlights all the legislative requirements for recordkeeping for chemicals based on the products that you are using. There are a number of different areas that require you to keep records including each product label, the Agricultural ERA standard as referred to in the Chemical Usage (Agricultural and Veterinary) Control Act 1988 and the Chemical Usage (Agricultural and Veterinary) Control Regulation 2017.
Legislation is not descriptive as to how to keep records only what records to keep. It is up to you as an individual entity to choose the most suitable methods of keeping records for your business.
APVMA PubCRIS database search
Search for chemical details including product name, registering company, active constituents and product category, or information on stopped, cancelled and expired registrations.