The Life Of a Fly: Why summer's a beach for flies and mosquitoes

As Australians swelter at the beach or cheer at the cricket, summer just wouldn’t be complete without hordes of flies and mosquitoes descending upon Wollongong like an old testament curse. Mosquitoes and flies seem noticeably worse this year and that’s because conditions are ideal. The record-breaking hot temperatures across Wollongong and heavy rain in spring

Campbelltown Residents Bitten By December Mozzies

Campbelltown Residents were left itching and scratching like never before as mosquitoes descended there in droves over the Christmas period. Some prime mozzie breeding conditions occurred after the warmest spring on record, December rainfall and flooding of local wetlands by higher tides. Westmead Hospital’s Medical Entomology Director, Dr Stephen Doggett, said it was one of