New biosecurity measures to ramp up protection for NSW

Updated August 16 2023 - 9:39am, first published 9:26am
The risks of the fire ant crossing the border to NSW are increasing. Picture: File
The risks of the fire ant crossing the border to NSW are increasing. Picture: File

Biosecurity measures to prevent the spread of fire ants into NSW are being ramped up as increased seasonal demand for livestock feed and landscaping supplies increase the risk of the invasive pest being inadvertently carried across the border.

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