Ahead of the NSW state election on 25 March 2023, the NSW Government caretaker period has commenced. Limited updates will be made to this website during this period.
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:
|Australian Plague Locust Commission||1800 635 962|
|Local Land Services office (LLS)||1300 795 299|