Australia warned to wage all-out war on fire-ant menace

By Tracey Ferrier
Updated April 18 2024 - 6:05pm, first published 5:59pm
Fire ants taking hold in Australia could inflict a $2 billion annual hit on the national economy. (Jono Searle/AAP PHOTOS)
Fire ants taking hold in Australia could inflict a $2 billion annual hit on the national economy. (Jono Searle/AAP PHOTOS)

Australia must continue its decades-long war on fire ants but big changes are needed to defeat the exotic super pest, an inquiry has found.

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