Links & Resources
Useful links - Australia - Pest Control - Termite Control
  Australian Govt - Dept of Health and Ageing - termite protection - available treatment and hazard information about termiticides - how buildings can be protected against termites - physical barriers - chemical barriers - termite baits - treatment of infestations.
ACT Govt - Dept of Environment - pest control chemicals - health, safety and the environment - safe handling of pesticides.
ACT Govt - Dept of Environment - Termites in the Canberra Region.
NSW Govt - Dept of Fair Trading - Booklet - Protect Your Home from Termites - termite control and protection options for homeowner.
NSW Govt - Environment Protection Agency - Industry guidelines - Pesticide Record Keeping fact sheets for pest controllers.
NSW Govt - Environment Protection Agency - Industry guidelines - Pesticide Record Keeping fact sheets for property managers.
VIC Govt - Dept of Health - Pest control treatments and your health - Government control on safe use of pesticides - precautions to take when pesticides are used in the home.
Bayer Premise Termite Elimination - brochure - Premise termite control product.
CSIRO Australia - About termites and wood borers - including tips on control, treatment and prevention.
CHOICE Magazine - Oct 2005 - for a 5 page article on termites - consumer protection advice - selecting a professional pest control company - Australian termite control methods - chemical soil treatments - termite baiting - physical barriers - industry Associations.
Kordon - Physical Termite Barrier - product installation manual - Kordon termite barrier - manufactured by Bayer - used by Builders - installed during construction.
AS 3660 - Termite Management Australian Standard: Click here to purchase.
National Association of Forest Industries, Australia (revised 2004) - Protecting Buildings from Subterranean Termites - introduction - termite colony - distribution of termites in Australia - building legislation - AS 3660 - protection against termite infestation - suspended timber floors - ant caps - termite resistant timbers - physical termite barriers during construction - options for managing termite risk - inspection and maintenance recommendations.

Links to USA & Canadian Pest Control Websites

University of Nebraska - For a series of articles / photo gallery - highly recommended - links to 14 excellent articles and photo gallery compiled by the research staff at University of Nebraska - excellent section on termite baits vs chemical soil barriers.
Florida Dept of Consumer Services - Termite Protection of Buildings Advice - handy tips on what can a home-owner can do to protect against termites.
University of California - Pest Management Guidelines - termites - their identification, biology and prevention using chemical soil barriers and termite colony baiting systems.
University of Florida - Subterranean Termites & their control - includes some excellent pictures of termites and information on termite life cycle, biology and recommended control measures.
University of Kentucky - Answers on Termite Control for the Home-Owner - explore a list of answers to common questions home-owners ask about termites and termite control from the termite research group of the University of Kentucky.
University of Toronto - Termites and Termite Control Methods - a large reference site on termites, their biology and available control methods - ideal for students, researchers and home-owners seeking detailed information.
US Environmental Protection Agency - Citizen's Guide to Pest Control and Pesticide Safety.
Ohio State University - Termites: How to Reduce Your Home's Risk of Infestation: Notes on practical measures the home-owner can carry out around their home in order to reduce the risk of subterranean termite infestations.
Florida Dept of Consumer Services - Termite Protection Advice: Handy tips on what can a home-owner can do to protect against termites; together with consumer protection advice on termite service contracts and warranties.
National Termite Survey in USA: Conducted by the New Orleans Mosquito & Termite Control Board on USA distribution of native and introduced species of destructive termites.
Oregon State University - Termite Pictures: Recommended for some interesting pictures and drawings of subterranean termites, their mud-tunnel gallery structure and resultant timber damage.
Mike Dukes Termite MD - Complete Home Owner Guide: Considering treating your home for the prevention of, or the eradication of a colony of sub-terranean termites? Find help here.
International Pest Control: A Bi-Monthly publication dealing with all aspects of worldwide pest prevention and eradication - termite information and advice from a leading home improvement advisory website.
FUMAPEST Spider Identification Chart • Spiders in Penrith Council region
  FUMAPEST Spider Identification Chart with FIRST AID spider bite procedures - a ready reference guide in full colour of dangerous and venomous spiders in the Penrith region.
Spiders featured in the Spider Chart Sydney funnel web spider red-back spider white-tail spider black house spider wolf spider mouse spider trap-door spider huntsman spider orb-weaver spider.
CLICK to view and print the FUMAPEST Spider Chart
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