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A two million dollar upgrade at the Yamba Quarantine station has now been completed, a reminder of the serious the threat from Queensland fruit fly is.

The upgrade includes new entry and exit routes, an additional pull-off area to enable further investigations whenfruitflyhost materials are detected, and extra office accommodation for increased staff numbers needed at the facility to enforce the state’s zero tolerance approach.

Minister for primary Industries and regional development Tim Whetstone said "“The Yamba infrastructure upgrade, along with the recruitment of 14 additional staff members, is aimed at changing the culture of bringing fruitflyhost material into South Australia"

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