Dengue Get the facts

Dengue Get the facts

Dengue fever is a viral illness spread by the Aedes aegypti mosquito and there are four types of the dengue virus that cause dengue fever. Catching different types of the dengue virus can increase the risk of developing severe dengue fever. Severe dengue causes...
Dengue Get the facts

Avoid Mosquito Bites

Following recent rain, ponded water is an ideal breeding place for mosquitoes.  This includes water laying around in rural areas. Depending on the type of mosquito, some of these insects can fly many kilometres.  There are also those mosquitoes that will breed in...
Mosquito Management

Mosquito Management

Mosquitoes that breed around houses can transmit diseases such as Ross River Virus, Barmah Forest and Dengue Fever to humans, and heartworms to dogs. Under the Public Health Regulation 2005, it is an offence to have mosquitoes breeding in water at a place and...