Australia has a world-class biosecurity system and natural barriers that protect us from exotic pests and diseases, which allows our agriculture industries to thrive. But … Read More
AUSVEG, community, diseases, garden, pests
Protect your patch
The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is an insect that feeds on fruits and vegetables and over winter shelters inside homes and buildings, vehicles, machinery … Read More
Agriculture Victoria, bad bugs, garden, pests
What bug is that?
Have you spotted an unusual plant pest or disease?
You can report these to the Exotic Plant Pest Hotline -1800 084 881.
Calls within Victoria … Read More
Agriculture Victoria, biosecurity, diseases, exotic, pests
Protect your patch, Resources, What bug is that?, What plant disease is that?, Where to go for help
Citrus gall wasp (Bruchophagus fellis) affects all types of citrus across Australia. The wasp produces lumpy, woody galls around their larvae on branches. The galls … Read More
Agriculture Victoria, bad bugs, citrus, Citrus Australia, diseases, garden
What bug is that?, What plant disease is that?
Urban and community gardeners of Greater Melbourne, this is your network!
The Urban Plant Health Network connects you with industry and government experts to help you … Read More
Agriculture Victoria, biosecurity, community, diseases, garden, pests, surveillance
Resources, Where to go for help