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Australia's Fruit Fly pest free areas

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Australia’s vast continent, regional environmental conditions and significant commitment and investment to the effective management of Mediterranean fruit fly and Queensland Fruit Fly provides for internationally recognised fruit fly pest free areas to facilitate trade of horticultural commodities susceptible to these pests. Australia’s nationally coordinated approach to effectively manage and control these economically significant fruit flies and the biosecurity systems in place to maintain the freedom of central and eastern Australia from Mediterranean fruit fly and the established fruit fly free areas of Tasmania and the Riverland in South Australia. These include domestic controls and a national surveillance trapping network which are maintained in accordance with the relevant International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures.

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