Fire ants are copper-coloured with a darker abdomen and vary in size from 2-6mm (Photo: NSW DPI)

June 4, 2021

Fernvale has been added to the list of south-east Queensland towns and suburbs in fire ant biosecurity Zone 2.

From June 7, there will be changes in the way materials – including soil, quarry materials, mulch, hay, manure, turf and potted plants – can be moved within and from the Fernvale area.

The changes to Zone 2 aim to protect suburbs close to known infestations.

Nine other towns or suburbs have also been added to Zone 2 while 20 have been added to Zone 1.


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