Phylloxera Management Zones in Australia

Phylloxera Management Zones in Australia

Agriculture Victoria has confirmed new phylloxera detections in the Yarra Valley – both inside the current Maroondah Phylloxera Infested Zone (PIZ) and outside the PIZ in the Phylloxera Risk Zone (PRZ) to the south-east of the Maroondah PIZ, near Yarra Junction. Refer to the Agriculture Victoria Industry Notice and MAP dated February 2020.

The Badger Creek extension (shown as the purple crosshatch on the Agriculture Victoria map) and the new 5km buffer area in the PRZ (shown in orange on the map) are considered Phylloxera Interim Buffer Zones (PIBZ) under SA’s Plant Quarantine Standard while they are pending gazettal as a PIZ. 

Click here to download the current Phylloxera Management Zones Map.

Refer to interactive maps for a zoomed in view. 

  1. Phylloxera Infested Zone (PIZ) is known to have phylloxera
  2. Phylloxera Interim Buffer Zone (PIBZ) means a zone of 5 km radius around a new detection of phylloxera in Australia, as officially notified by the Chief Plant Health Manager of the jurisdiction in which the detection has been made, as an interim measure pending declaration of a new or amended PIZ in that jurisdiction. At present this is a South Australian management zone only.
  3. Phylloxera Risk Zone (PRZ) phylloxera status unknown (but never detected)
  4. Phylloxera Exclusion Zone (PEZ) known to be free from phylloxera

Detailed maps of gazetted Phylloxera Infested Zones (PIZ)

New South Wales

Detailed maps of Phylloxera Exclusion Zones (PEZ)

Phylloxera Management Zones for Australia

This map allows users to view classification of Phylloxera Management Zones in relation to specific Geographical Indication (GI) wine regions.