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Pest insects

Mosquitoes and midges

The City's Pest Management Unit conducts regular monitoring and surveillance of mosquito and midge populations and undertakes control programs throughout the city as required.

A schedule of mosquito and/or biting midge spraying throughout the city can be found in the 'Alerts' section of our Media Centre.

Find out more about these pest insects, including information about the above programs and how you can help by following the links below.


Termite control on private property is the responsibility of the property owner.

Termite infestations on public property, such as City parks, can be reported to the City.

Visit our termites page for more information.

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