Pest insects

We conduct regular surveillance of mosquitoes and midges and undertake control programs throughout the Gold Coast as required.

A schedule of mosquito and biting midge spraying can be found in City alerts.

Termite control on private property is the responsibility of the property owner. To report termite infestations on public property, such as parks, visit Report a problem – animals.

The National Fire Ant Eradication Program leads the efforts to find, contain and destroy fire ants in South East Queensland. To report fire ant nests, visit

Find out more about these pest insects by using the links below.