What could be worse than cane toads, rabbits, foxes and feral cats combined if they get out and spread across Australia? One of the world’s worst super pests, red fire ants, and they are currently spreading within Australia.

A recent ABC News article reports that the Invasive Species Council has raised the alarm about fears fire ants could travel from Queensland, where they first took hold in Australia, to Victoria via the Murray-Darling Basin. Read the full article (warning, it contains graphic images) >>>

Further information can also be viewed on our website, including details of the recently issued emergency order and the National Fire Ant Eradication Program

Alarm as fire ants found only 5km from NSW border