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Moving material that may carry fire ants to a waste facility

Certain waste facilities in fire ant biosecurity zones in South East Queensland can accept materials that may carry fire ants.

Contact the waste facility directly to discuss specific requirements, including pre-entry requirements and opening hours.

Restrictions when moving material that may carry fire ants to a waste facility

If moving material that may carry fire ants directly to a waste facility, the following zone restrictions apply:

  • material from zone 1 can be moved to a waste facility in zone 1 or 2 without a biosecurity instrument permit
  • material from zone 2 can only be moved to a waste facility within zone 2, unless you have a biosecurity instrument permit.

Check our interactive map to find out if you are in a fire ant biosecurity zone.

Use our fire ant advice tool to find out what requirements apply to you.

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