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Proposed 2019–20 seasonal measures for brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB)

In response to the rapid expansion of BMSB throughout Europe and North America, the  Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has strengthened the seasonal measures…

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Amended – seasonal measures for vessels (BMSB)

This notice replaces Industry Advice Notice 16-2019. What has changed? In response to a growing number of detections of BMSB on vessels the department is…

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W.A. Biosecurity Alert

Brown marmorated stink bug detection at Fremantle port We are asking businesses and residents in North Fremantle to help with surveillance for Brown marmorated stink…

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FTA calls for Independent Review into Biosecurity Measures

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has implemented widespread emergency measures on imported containers from U.S., Italy, Germany, France and other countries, via chemical…

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BMSB – Industry calls for an Independent Review

The following has been received from Freight & Trade Alliiance (FTA). The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has implemented widespread emergency measures on imported…

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Vessel directed to leave Australian territory

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has confirmed a ship destined for New Zealand was found carrying brown marmorated stink bugs when it arrived…

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BMSB infestation detected in cargo from China and South Korea

THE brown marmorated stink bug is at the gates, with “a large number” of live insects detected on cargo coming in to the country recently,…

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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Measures Update

The emergency measures for the 2018/2019 stink bug season are constantly changing. For the latest update from the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources we…

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Preparation for the 2018-2019 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) risk season

It seems like just a short while ago that the 2017-2018 Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Season closed (it was the 30th April after all!).  It…

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So you think you’ve found a BMSB

So you think you’ve found a Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB), what now? In the last few months, importers from Italy have been on high…

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