Fruit fly outbreak - Lindsay Point, Victoria

The Lindsay Point area quarantine restrictions were lifted on 20 January 2020 following the successful eradication of Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly).

PIRSA would like to thank all residents and producers for their assistance during this time. Learn how to keep your area fruit fly free.

Help keep SA fruit fly free

Keeping SA fruit fly free protects the state’s $1.2 billion fruit fly vulnerable horticultural industry and means we can enjoy the luxury of backyard fruit trees and vegetable gardens that are fruit fly maggot free.

Fruit fly will lay eggs in all fruits and some vegetables. These include: stone fruits (apricots, cherries, peaches, nectarines and plums), loquats, figs, feijoas, tropical fruits (such as bananas and mangoes) and fruiting vegetables including tomatoes, capsicums, chillies, eggplants and tamarillos.

Please check your fruit and fruiting vegetables regularly and if you find maggots or suspect fruit fly contact the:

Members of the public can call the Fruit Fly Hotline 1300 666 010

Page Last Reviewed: 18 Nov 2019
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