News

Meet Dr Sally Troy

New Vinehealth Australia Director Dr Sally Troy brings a wealth of biosecurity experience to the Board table. The former Assistant Secretary at the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water ... Read More...

Six key steps for biosecurity action

If you’re wondering where to start with biosecurity activities on your property to help protect your vines from the entry and spread of pests, diseases and weeds, you’re not alone. We’ve produced a range of... Read More...

Biosecurity Bulletin for Transporters

Vinehealth Australia recognises the important role that transporters play in the wine supply chain in keeping our vines healthy, when moving items such as grapes, juice, marc, machinery and equipment between o... Read More...

BMSB update

Seasonal measures for brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) are in full swing for the 2019-20 risk season, as reported in the Australian Government Department of Agriculture’s October 2019 Biosecurity Matters News... Read More...

Check the Vintage Toolkit

Vintage is a time when there is significant movement of people around grape properties, undertaking activities such as pest and disease monitoring, checking irrigation, maturity sampling, berry tasting to set ... Read More...

More signs popping up

At Vinehealth Australia, we love seeing biosecurity signs out in the field. Thanks to Rachel Williams, Grower Engagement Officer for McLaren Vale Grape Wine and Tourism Association (MVGWTA), for sharing this p... Read More...

Tour Down Under and your vines

With the 2020 Tour Down Under fast approaching, we’ve written to vineyard owners with properties along the route to advise that the race will pass within 50 metres of their vineyards. We encourage all vine... Read More...

In the news

Keep your eyes peeled for some important biosecurity content coming out soon. In the November issue of Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker Magazine we share a story about Xylella, written ... Read More...

Unwelcome surprise

Biosecurity officers at Perth Airport recently uncovered a haul of biosecurity risks after x-raying an abandoned bag that had made its way here from South Africa, as reported in the Australian Government Depar... Read More...

Locust levels low

Did you know there are coordinated locust monitoring efforts occurring across multiple states of Australia, due to the significant damage that locusts can inflict on agricultural industries? This monitoring... Read More...