Fruit fly war expands

EFFORTS to ramp up the fight against Queensland fruit fly in Sunraysia will focus on engaging the wider community.

The Greater Sunraysia Pest Free Area industry development committee, which leads the war on fruit fly, is looking to spread the message about the importance of fruit fly management to the region’s youngest residents this year.

The State Government has allocated $1 million from its $6.7 million fruit fly management grant program to fund more mass trapping of fruit flies, greater community engagement and more hygiene officers in Sunraysia.

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