Mosquito action groups

Mackay Regional Council is a member of the Mackay and Region Health and Vector Control Group. The group meets approximately three times a year with its main focus on Dengue Fever preventative promotion and education.

Mackay Regional Council and its Mosquito Control Staff are also corporate and individual members of the North Queensland Branch of Mosquito Control Association of Australia (MCAA). The MCAA aims to foster and adopt policies for rational and responsible approach to:

  • Mosquito control
  • Assist in developing and projecting a positive view of mosquito control
  • Assist in ongoing training for control managers and technicians
  • Provide current advice to members on mosquito control
  • Provide advice on new technical advances and products relevant to mosquito control in Australia
  • Publish the “Bulletin” to disseminate information about biting insect management