Updated: 03 Feb 2022


In NSW, Local Land Services (LLS), NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI), the NSW Farmers' Association and the Australian Plague Locust Commission (APLC) along with land managers and relevant authorities all have important roles to play in managing populations and reducing damage caused by locusts, as outlined in the NSW locust control program strategy.

Current situation for Locusts Forecasts for Locusts

Australian plague locust landholder control strategies for NSW provides an overview of locusts, responsibilities for control, chemicals and equipment. Further information to assist in identification, reporting and control of locusts: