Western Australia

Western Australia Dept. of Health warns populace about bed bugs

January 15, 2010

It’s summer down under, and the Western Australia Health Department is officially warning residents about the spread of bed bugs. (Here’s the media release.) Department of Health Acting Medical Entomologist Ms Sue Harrington said the Department had received complaints about bed bug infestation and bites from the wider metropolitan area and the South West. “Increased […]

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The West Australian on the spread of bed bugs in Oz

September 25, 2008

A new article in The West Australian warns readers of the spread of bed bugs, citing some Australian statistics: Their numbers declined until about 10 years ago – rendering risks to travellers within Australia and many other parts of the world relatively low. But the bugs have bounced back – with a vengeance. “I’ve seen […]

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