Members of the Plant Surveillance Network Australasia-Pacific are now better connected following the launch of a new website in December at the Annual Surveillance Workshop 2020.
December 10, 2020
Excellence has been recognised at the Australian Biosecurity Awards which celebrates individuals, groups and organisations that support and improve Australia’s biosecurity systems.Details
A virtual workshop to be held on 9-10 December 2020 to replace the face to face event scheduled for April 2020 but was postponed due to COVID-19.Details
New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries developed this video for the International Year of Plant Health 2020 which aims to raise awareness of the importance and impacts of plant health on global issues such as hunger, poverty, climate change, and economic development.Details
Members of the Plant Surveillance Network Australia Pacific are encouraged to consider nominating individuals and groups who support Australia’s biosecurity through surveillance.Details
The Annual Surveillance Workshop 2020 will be held Wednesday 9 and Thursday 10 December 2020 via webinar.Details
Plant Health Australia (PHA) has launched a new online course on the fundamentals of plant biosecurity in Australia.Details
Any unusual plant pest, disease or weed should be reported.
Reporting hotlines operate in both Australia and New Zealand (numbers shown below).
Pests can also be reported using apps, such as MyPestGuide™ for Australia, that allow you to submit a photo of the pest or symptoms.
Every report is taken seriously and handled confidentially. Management of calls varies in different areas, but to the same end.
Click here for details on what to expect.