Fire ants

Fire ants are one of the worst invasive species to reach Australia’s shores. They can ruin our lifestyle and significantly impact our environment and many industries including agriculture. Fire ants inflict painful stings and could restrict everyday activities such as barbeques, picnics and sporting events.

With your help we have the best chance of ridding Queensland of fire ants. Check your yard and report back to us using our online reporting form or by calling us on 13 25 23.

Visit the fire ants website to find out more about what fire ants and their nests look like, what government is doing, and treatment options for your property.

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Fire ants

In this guide:

  1. Top 5 places to check for fire ants
  2. Living in fire ant biosecurity zones
  3. Fire ant biosecurity zones suburbs list
  4. Fire ants eradication treatment
  5. Aerial fire ant treatment
  6. Treatment of fire ants by the program
  7. Treatment of fire ants at home
  8. Community fire ants treatment projects
  9. Frequently asked questions
  10. Fire ant biology and ecology

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