Invasive biosecurity matter prevention and control program
A prevention and control program for invasive biosecurity matter has been authorised for 2023/24 under the Biosecurity Act 2014.
The biosecurity program relates to invasive biosecurity matter. The program applies to Invasive Biosecurity Matter that is prohibited matter listed in Table A or restricted matter listed in Table B.
Purpose and scope
The purpose of the program is:
- to prevent the entry, establishment or spread of biosecurity matter listed in Table A and Table B, where the biosecurity matter poses a significant biosecurity risk
- to manage, reduce or eradicate the biosecurity matter listed in Table A and Table B, where the biosecurity matter could pose a significant biosecurity risk.
Authorised officers may enter land to take action to destroy the invasive biosecurity matter to which the program relates.
The biosecurity program will apply to the whole State of Queensland.
Commencement and duration
The program starts on 1 July 2023 and will continue until 30 June 2024.
Access to biosecurity program
A copy of the authorisation document of the prevention and control program for invasive biosecurity matter is available for inspection at all Department of Agriculture and Fisheries offices.
A free copy can be provided on request by contacting our Customer Service Centre on 13 25 23.
- Last reviewed: 7 Jul 2023
- Last updated: 7 Jul 2023