Coptotermes gestroi^^s incursion was detected in 2009 after reports of damage by members of the public. The National Biosecurity Authority officials carried out delimiting surveys in the beginning of 2010 to confirm the extent of spread and also sent the termite specimens to Australia for authentication after a preliminary identification in Fiji. At the conclusion of the delimiting survey and confirmation of the identification, a containment plan was developed to help prevent the termite from spreading outside the confirmed infested boundary and IPManagement strategies are also being finalized for control. Fiji Biosecurity Authority has stepped up their operations and surveillance at all borders and other ministries within the government machinery have also combined forces with Fiji Biosecurity to help in the containment response. An Australian termite expert is currently providing advice to the operation and will also be visiting Fiji soon to provide further advice and support on the ground.