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Finalised seasonal measures for 2019-20 BMSB risk season

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources has finalised the seasonal measures for the 2019-20 BMSB risk season. The seasonal measures will apply to certain goods…

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Let’s be prepared

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources have recently issued another notice regarding the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB). This notice relates to being prepared…

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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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