Prohibited Invasive Plants and Animals

Prohibited invasive plants and animals are not present in Queensland and seriously threaten Queensland’s primary industries, natural environment, livestock, human health and people’s livelihoods.

Prohibited invasive plant and animal sightings must be reported to Biosecurity Queensland  on 13 25 23 within 24 hours of the sighting.

A person reporting the prohibited invasive plants must take all reasonable and practical steps to minimise the risk of it spreading or escaping until they receive advice from an authorised officer.

A comprehensive list can be found at the link below:

https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industries/farms-fishing-forestry/agriculture/land-management/health-pests-weeds-diseases/weeds-diseases/invasive-plants/prohibited

https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industries/farms-fishing-forestry/agriculture/land-management/health-pests-weeds-diseases/pests/invasive-animals/prohibited

Restricted Invasive Plants and Animals

Restricted invasive plants and animals are established in Queensland and seriously threaten Queensland’s primary industries, natural environment, livestock, human health and people’s livelihoods.

Many restricted invasive plants and animals have related species that are classified as prohibited invasive plants or animals. You should view both the prohibited and the restricted invasive plants and animal pages to understand what your responsibilities are.

https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industries/farms-fishing-forestry/agriculture/land-management/health-pests-weeds-diseases/weeds-diseases/invasive-plants/restricted

https://www.business.qld.gov.au/industries/farms-fishing-forestry/agriculture/land-management/health-pests-weeds-diseases/pests/invasive-animals/restricted

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