Biosecurity of Queensland has already warned farmers about the alarming locust threat in the state and has stated that the locust breeding in the south west could cause millions of damage to crops and landholders if not treated immediately.

Senior officer Graham Hardwick has said that the locusts have grown in number during the wet season and this alarmed the authorities.

He says that the locust plague have already hatched in the region and is due to fly by next month.

Early detection is vital to solve the plague problems.

'We are concerned that they might come to the east and will land in the farming country, but hopefully not. What they normally do is from the Chanel country, they go directly to New South Wales. If they do hit in the cropping country, they will surely make a lot of damage...they attack crops.