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“The European wasp is a declared pest in WA due to its potential to impact our health and outdoor lifestyle, agricultural industries and the environment,” said Mr Van Schagen from DPIRD.  DIPRD has deployed 3000 surveillance traps throughout Perth and at several regional ports and main freight entry points into WA. Reports of suspect European wasp sightings can be made via the department’s MyPestGuide Reporter app®, the department website, or by contacting the Pest and Disease Information Service (PaDIS) on 9368 3080 or  If you would like help with the MyPestGuide App pop in and see us at 104 Hampton Street Bridgetown or call us on 0455 522 750.

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