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Wivenhoe Dam (Mckeys Hill) - Wild Dog Baiting Program

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Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2019 - 12:15

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As a landholder, Seqwater has a responsibility to manage Biosecurity Matter under the Biosecurity Act 2014 and Biosecurity Regulation 2016.

Wild dogs are classified as Restricted Biosecurity Matter under Queensland legislation.  

This program is being conducted in consultation with Department of Agriculture and Fisheries – Biosecurity Queensland. Baits will be laid near McKeys Hill, Wivenhoe Dam on Friday 29 November 2019 for a period of two weeks.

1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) is a humane and effective species-specific pesticide used state-wide to control these populations. As there is no known antidote for 1080 poisoning, please ensure domestic and working dogs are restrained or muzzled during this period. Domestic animals are not permitted at Wivenhoe Dam.