NNF 2019/288 - Exotic ant detected in Fremantle
The Government of Western Australia has issues a Media Statement related to red imported fire ant found at Fremantle Port.
State Government authorities are surveying the Fremantle Port and surrounds after an invasive ant species, red imported fire ant, was detected at the facility.
This is the first time red imported fire ant has been found in Western Australia.
The pest poses a significant threat to the environment, agriculture, the economy, human health and Australia's outdoor lifestyle.
To read the Media Statement click https://www.mediastatements.wa.gov.au/Pages/McGowan/2019/11/Exotic-ant-detected-in-Fremantle.aspx
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