Treatment by the program

We are focused on eradicating fire ants from Australia.

To achieve eradication, we are strengthening containment and compliance, and intensifying program-led and community treatment. This will be conducted systematically using an outside-in approach.

As we clear fire ants from areas, we will continue moving inwards until fire ants are eliminated once and for all.

Fire ant eradication comprises containment and treatment of all targeted properties, whether fire ants are visible or not. One missed fire ant nest could jeopardise national eradication efforts.