The Australian Government Department of Agriculture is running a diagnostics workshop on stink bugs and related species of Pentatomoidea targeted for those working first points of entry and diagnostic laboratories.
The invitation to NPBDN members to submit applications to develop National Diagnostic Protocols (NDP) has been extended to 15 October 2019.
Plant Health Australia (PHA) is seeking tenders for the delivery of services to begin implementing the National Plant Pest Reference Collections Strategy.
The Subcommittee on Plant Health Diagnostics (SPHD) is pleased to announce applications for the Diagnostic Residential Program and National Diagnostic Protocol Development are now open.
Scientists from the Bio-Protection Research Centre have described and named two new exotic insects present in New Zealand that wasn’t previously known about even in their native countries.
Taxonomy Australia, a new program of the Australian Academy of Science, has launched its website, with the aim of propelling taxonomy and biosystematics onto the radar of policymakers, scientists and the broader community.
The Annual Diagnosticians’ Workshop 2019 (ADW2019) was held in Sydney on 6-7 March 2019.
Plant Health Australia is seeking to employ a coordinator for the diagnostics and surveillance networks and administer the Australian Interstate Quarantine website.