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The Queensland Government is now in caretaker mode until after the
state election. Minimal updates will be made to this site until after the election results are declared.
The main type of mosquito that transmits dengue (and zika, chikungunya and yellow fever) is the Aedes aegypti (known in north Queensland as the dengue mosquito) mosquito. Read more about its, habitat, breeding habits and control.
Find out about potential household mosquito breeding sites for the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
You can use domestic insect surface sprays to help control mosquitoes and other insects around your home. Read safety tips for DIY spraying.