Council advises that at its General Meeting held 15 January 2020, it adopted a Biosecurity Program for the Surveillance of Invasive Pest Species for 2020-21.
Council respectfully notifies all members of the public of the upcoming program and presents its objectives as follows;
Confirm the presence, and find out the extent of the presence in the North Burnett area of the prohibited and restricted matter to which the program relates;
a. Confirm the absence in the North Burnett area of any prohibited matter; b. Monitor the effects of measures taken in response to a biosecurity risk posed by invasive biosecurity matter is to assist in the confirmation, presence, extent and absence of prohibited or restricted matter, monitor the effects and measures taken in response to a biosecurity risk. A copy of the Program (including its authorisation) will be available for inspection at the North Burnett Regional Council Customer Service Centres. A copy of the Program Authorisation will be provided on request by contacting North Burnett Regional Council on 1300 696 272.