There are more than 220 species of mosquito found in Queensland, approximately 36 of these species have been commonly identified in the Rockhampton region, some of which are capable of transmitting diseases to humans.
There are more than 220 species of mosquito found in Queensland, some of which are capable of transmitting diseases to humans.
Council’s Vector Management Unit has programs in place to control mosquitoes throughout the year.
It is important that residents reduce the number of mosquitoes and potential mosquito breeding sites around their home.
Mosquitoes may represent a public health risk. A public health risk being something that is likely to be harmful to human health or contribute to disease in humans, this includes mosquitoes.
Rockhampton Regional Council acknowledges Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we live, learn and work. We pay our respect to their Elders, both past and present, and to our shared future.
Customer Service Centres:
Rockhampton - 232 Bolsover Street
Gracemere - 1 Ranger Street
Mount Morgan - 32 Hall Street
Phone: 07 4932 9000 or 1300 22 55 77
Fax: 07 4936 8862 or 1300 22 55 79