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Mosquito borne diseases surveillance

Queensland has established surveillance systems for the following mosquito borne diseases:

  • Barmah Forest virus
  • Chikungunya
  • Dengue
  • Flavivirus unspecified
  • Japanese encephalitis
  • West Nile virus/Kunjin subtype
  • Malaria
  • Murray Valley encephalitis
  • Ross River virus
  • Yellow Fever
  • Zika virus
  • Other alpha and bunyaviruses.

Data on cases are reported to the Notifiable Conditions System and are reported by onset date of disease. These data are published weekly in the Notifiable conditions report.

Surveillance case definitions for each disease are available in the relevant Queensland Health guidelines.

Overseas acquired mosquito borne diseases

Weekly Report on overseas acquired dengue notifications

The weekly report describes year-to-date overseas acquired dengue cases notified in Queensland by serotype, Hospital and Health Service and country of acquisition.

Download the weekly report on overseas acquired dengue in Queensland (PDF, 127KB)

Five year report on mosquito borne diseases notified in Queensland: July 2012 to June 2017

The report describes the epidemiology of mosquito-borne diseases notified in Queensland for the five year period 1 July 2012 to 30 June 2017. The report includes disease notification data distribution across Queensland, trends in notifications, and where relevant, the country of acquisition.

Download the five yearly report on mosquito borne diseases of public health importance in Queensland (PDF, 917KB).

Request more information

The release of notifiable conditions data by Queensland Health is governed by processes which protects the privacy and confidentiality of individuals.

Access to and use of notifiable conditions data always requires an assessment before approval to release.

Download the request form (PDF 237 kB). This document includes:

  • more information about the governance processes for releasing this data
  • the form.

Related information

Read more about mosquito borne diseases in Queensland.

Last updated: 21 February 2020