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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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Italian Treatment Providers Reinstated

We have received some updated news from the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources: Following compliance assessments undertaken by the Department of Agriculture and Water…

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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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Italian Treatment Providers for BMSB

Three Italian BMSB treatment providers have been now been suspended by the Australian Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.  This is understood to be resulting…

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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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Update on Management of LCL and FAK containers for BMSB season

From Tuesday 9th October 2018, The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources ( the department) have industry of the that the LCL/ FAK container process….

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