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Maps of fire ant biosecurity zones
Changes have been made to the Biosecurity Regulation 2016 to help in the fight against fire ants. If you move materials that may carry fire ants, it is important that you familiarise yourself with the changes to fire ant zones and requirements.
If you own or work for a business that works with or moves material that may carry fire ants (i.e. soil, turf, potted plants, baled hay or straw, mulch and manure) in South East Queensland, you may need a permit.
You can use our fire ant advice tool, or the following fire ant biosecurity zone maps of South East Queensland, to find out if you will need a permit.
- Our interactive map allows you to check if you are in a fire ant biosecurity zone.
- The fire ant biosecurity zone map (PDF, 5.2MB) shows the biosecurity zones for fire ants in South East Queensland.
- The fire ant biosecurity suburbs register is a list of suburbs that fall within fire ant biosecurity zones.
- The map of areas of South East Queensland restricted for interstate market access (PDF, 1.5MB) shows where restrictions apply in Queensland for movement of fire ant carriers interstate.