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Queensland Government

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Redden St Research Facility

Fruit and vegetables at market

Agri-Science Queensland, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

The Facility delivers research, extension and development in biosecurity, fruit fly disenfection research, weed control and pest eradication programs.


Key science sectors

Strengths and capabilities

  • Entomology research
  • Physiology research
  • Biosecurity processing
  • Pest eradication programming

Facilities and major equipment

  • NATA accredited food testing microbiological laboratory
  • Control Temperature Rooms
  • Plant and equipment to support research activity
  • Research laboratories, freezers and cold rooms
  • Sheds including mechanical workshop, preparation rooms and chemical stores

Number of research staff

20–100 research staff


21-23 Redden Street, Portsmith, Cairns Qld, 4870

Organisation type

  • Queensland Government – Partner

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Last updated:
3 June 2019