New Queensland fruit fly outbreaks declared – Bookpurnong B and New Residence B. Check your address on the outbreak map.

Release of sterile fruit flies

SIT flies will be released at Swan Reach, Cadell, Sunlands, Qualco, Taylorville, Holder and Monash North from 19 February until 31 March 2024.

During February and March 2024, sterile Mediterranean fruit flies will be released over parts of Adelaide. There are no fruit fly outbreaks in Adelaide – this is a proactive, preventative tactic.

Find out more about the sterile insect technique (SIT).

SMS notification pilot program

Riverland growers can be informed by SMS of confirmed fruit fly detections on their commercial property.

Find out more

Stay informed


Call the Fruit Fly Hotline

Report suspected fruit fly or get answers to your fruit fly questions. The hotline is open 24 hours.

Page Last Reviewed: 16 Feb 2022
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