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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.

Website https://www.daf.qld.gov.au/research/research-areas/food-technology/research/nq-service

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

Address

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

Organisation type

  • Queensland Government – Partner

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Last updated:
6 September 2018