Australia could eradicate fire ants but program needs more money: report

Jamieson Murphy
Updated October 5 2022 - 12:21pm, first published 8:00am
More money needed if Australia to be the first to eradicate fire ants
More money needed if Australia to be the first to eradicate fire ants

AUSTRALIA could be the first country to successfully eradicate fire ants, but only if the federal and state governments step up their financial commitment, a new report has found.

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Jamieson Murphy

Jamieson Murphy

News director

Newcastle Herald news director and business reporter. Interested in any and all yarns. Whisper g'day mate to me at jamieson.murphy@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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