Public notices

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

Annual systematic inspection program for unregistered cats

The annual systematic inspection program for unregistered cats will be undertaken between the following dates on premises in identified suburbs in line with sections 133, 134 and 135 of the Local Government Act 2009:

Program Duration

Program 1

Monday 15 July 2019 until Friday 11 October 2019

Program 2

Monday 14 October 2019 until Friday 13 December 2019

Program 3

Monday 13 January 2020 until Friday 10 April 2020

Program 4

Monday 13 April 2020 until Friday 10 July 2020

Annual systematic inspection program for unregistered dogs

The annual systematic inspection program for unregistered dogs will be undertaken between the following dates, under the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008, Section 113(e):

Program Duration

Program 1

Monday 15 July 2019 until Friday 13 December 2019

Program 2

Monday 13 January 2020 until Friday 10 July 2020