Fire ant coalition calls for government action. QWaLC has joined a coalition of organisations calling on the state and federal government to prioritise its response to the National Red Imported Fire Ant Eradication Program Strategic Review.

The groups expressed support for Option A in the review: invest more now to eradicate Australia’s fire ant infestation over the next decade.

State and Federal governments have had the review and its recommendations for two years and it is now critical that decisions be made to enable fire ant eradication to make up for lost time. Read the full statement