Fire ant funding failure may see Australia stuck with pest

Jamieson Murphy
July 14 2023 - 6:00am
Fire ants are a problem for the agriculture and tourism sectors, and in every day life. Picture supplied
Fire ants are a problem for the agriculture and tourism sectors, and in every day life. Picture supplied

Australia could be stuck with fire ants forever, environmentalists say, after the nation's governments failed to commit significant funding to their eradication and it will be every-day Australians who live with the consequences.

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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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