An outbreak of Mediterranean fruit fly (Med-fly) has been declared in the Kilburn area following the detection of a single female fly on Friday 2 February 2018, with a total of three single flies detected within the previous 14 days.
A 1.5km radius outbreak area has been established around the outbreak centre. Host fruit cannot be removed from properties inside the outbreak zone.
All properties and businesses within the outbreak zone will receive information from Biosecurity SA about the outbreak and associated restrictions.
Suburbs included in the 1.5km outbreak area include:
A 7.5km suspension area has also been established beyond the 1.5km outbreak area. If you are a commercial grower within this suspension area, you can apply treatments under accreditation to move fruit.
The quarantine and suspension areas will remain in place until at least 27 April 2018.
Please direct any questions to PIRSA on 1300 666 010