Department of Health

Common pests in Victoria

Common pests in Victoria include ants, bed bugs, cockroaches, fleas, rodents, spiders and termites.

Effective pest control involves correct species identification, and understanding the pest’s life cycle, habitat and morphology.

Reviewed 10 December 2021

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Contact details

Phone hours are: 9am to 1pm, Monday to Friday. Direct all other enquiries to the pest control email address.

Pesticide Safety Program

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