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Biosecurity Surveillance Program 2020 / 2021

We inspect for invasive plants and animals that are restricted or prohibited under the Biosecurity Act 2014 and are identified as high or medium priority pests under our Biosecurity Plan .

For more information, please download Biosecurity Surveillance Program (PDF 308 KB).

Program Duration Targeted Biosecurity matter

Program 1

1 March to 30 September 2020

  • Mother of millions

Program 2

1 October to 30 November 2020

  • Cat's claw creeper
  • Honey locusts
  • Hymenachne
  • Salvinia
  • Senegal tea
  • Tropical soda apple
  • Water hyacinth
  • Water lettuce
  • Water mimosa

Program 3

1 December 2020 to 31 March 2021

  • Alligator weed
  • Annual ragweed
  • Hygrophila
  • Honey locusts
  • Rats tail grasses
  • Groundsel bush
  • Hymenachne
  • Salvinia
  • Senegal tea
  • Water hyacinth
  • Water lettuce

Program 4

1 April to 30 June 2021

  • Alligator weed
  • Hygrophila
  • Parthenium
  • Senegal tea

Year round

2020 to 2021

  • Prickly pear species
  • Leucaena
  • Kudzu
  • Singapore daisy
  • Parthenium