Environmental issues

Pests and weeds

Introduced ants

Fire ants
Fire ants were discovered in Queensland in 2001. They threaten to spread into NSW, disrupting the lives of people, animals and plants that they come into contact with. Find out what's being done to stop them, and how you can help.

Invasion of the yellow crazy ant - key threatening process listing
See the NSW Scientific Committee's reasons for declaring this 'key threatening process' in NSW.

Page last updated: 26 February 2011