Fruit fly zones expanded

January 19, 2024 9:01 am in by
Supplied - PIRSA

Landholders in impacted fruit fly outbreak zones are being urged to support fruit fly officers.

There’s now 48 zones through the region, with two zones recently expanded, being the Lyrup B and Barmera zones.  

PIRSA’s Paul Dowsett said “Although they were still finding fruit flies and maggots in the Riverland, they know many people are adhering to the restrictions on fruit movement”.

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Fruit Fly Response Incident Controller, local grower Con Poulos, encouraged growers in red outbreak areas to access free bait through PIRSA’s self-baiting program.

Updated outbreak zone maps can be found via PIRSA or