FRUIT FLY UPDATE: Queensland fruit fly found in apricots and plums have caused new outbreaks in Berri and Bookpurnong. 👉 Check http://ow.ly/hI4x50MhTO4 to see if you're living or working in the 🛑 red outbreak area and what you need to do. 🏠 Keep fruit on your property – do not share, sell or give it away. 🌱 PIRSA staff will be visiting red outbreak area properties to provide advice, apply bait and check fruit for fruit fly. Please provide us access to your garden or block. 🍅 Pick your ripe fruit and vegetables. 👀 Check your fruit for blemishes and maggots. ✅ Collect fallen fruit, seal it in a bag and call the Fruit Fly Hotline on 1300 666 010 for advice – do not compost or bury. 👨🍳 Cook your fruit – preserve, bake, juice, blend or freeze it. If you’re a grower in the red outbreak area, treat restricted fruit and obtain approvals from PIRSA market access staff before moving it out of an outbreak area. #FruitflySA
With a wet summer forecast and the impacts of the current flood levels, there are already plenty of mosquito's about.
- It is important that you take action and Fight the bite
- There is also increased risk of mosquito borne disease including the Japanese Encephalitis Virus (JEV).
- Find out if you’re eligible for a JEV Vaccination booking and further information can be located here on SA Health