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Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) seasonal measures 2020-21

In response to the rapid expansion of BMSB throughout Europe and North America, the department has retained the seasonal measures to manage the risk of…

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Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) Update

The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) season for 2019/2020 appears to be moving along smoother than years past. The Department of Agriculture now have published…

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BMSB Season 2019/2020

There’s been much discussion and changes surrounding this year’s measures on keeping the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug from entering our country. Head here to see…

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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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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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Stink bugs force another ro-ro expulsion

A car carrier has been ordered to leave Australian waters following a stink bug discovery. The vessel MV Morning Composer was initially due to arrive…

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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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Seasonal measures (2018/19) for Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB)

We introduce seasonal import measures to manage the risk of Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) during the high risk season. New seasonal measures will apply…

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