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Pest management near Hinze Dam and Little Nerang Dam

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Last Updated: Friday, 10 May, 2024 - 15:48

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Seqwater is working to manage invasive pest animals around its catchments.

Wild dogs are a restricted pest species in Queensland. As a landholder, Seqwater has a responsibility to manage pest animals on its land under the Biosecurity Act.

1080 baits will be laid in the locality of:
•    Hinze Dam on Monday 10 May 2024, for a period of one week. 
•    Hinze Dam (near Black Shute) from Thursday 16 May 2024, for a period of one week.
•    Little Nerang Dam on Thursday 16 May 2024, for a period of one week.

If you are in the area, please follow signage and the instructions of trained personnel at all times. 

1080 (Sodium Fluoroacetate) is a registered pesticide for the control of wild dogs, feral pigs, rabbits and foxes. It is the most efficient, humane and species-specific pesticide currently available for restricted pest animal control in Australia.

There is no known antidote for 1080 poisoning. Please ensure domestic and working dogs are restrained or muzzled during this baiting period.

To report pest animal sightings near Hinze Dam or Little Nerang Dam or for more information about the pest management program, email [email protected]