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Current situation

This page displays the current status of emergencies impacting on agriculture and animals in NSW.

Animal, plant and agricultural emergencies

Type of emergency Incident descriptionStatus Last updated
Animal biosecurity

Be prepared

Report suspect pests and diseases

No emergency 27/08/2018
15:38 PM
Plant biosecurity

Exotic pest detected: Yellow Crazy Ant.

Location: NSW North Coast.

Report any suspicious sightings immediately by visiting the online form: https://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/antreport.

Alert: stay informed 14/06/2018
14:55 PM
Aquatic biosecurity

Be prepared

Report pests and diseases

No emergency 27/08/2018
15:37 PM
Bush fires

Due to very dry conditions be prepared for fires in your area.

Current bush and grass fires.

Test your plan

Alert: stay informed 27/08/2018
15:37 PM
Floods and storms

Be prepared

Test your plan

No emergency 27/08/2018
15:37 PM
Locusts

Report locusts to Local Land Services

Information about locusts

No emergency 27/08/2018
15:38 PM
Marine pollution

Report spills to AMSA

Information about marine pollution

No emergency 27/08/2018
15:39 PM

Status of emergency

Status: No emergency Alert: stay informed Active operation: take appropriate action