There only 6 families of cockroaches found worldwide, consisting of 4000 species. Australia has representatives of 5 of these families but with only 428 species present. Half of the cockroaches in Australia can be found in the Blattidae family which includes both the native and introduced species. Go to our links section to find out more about the families of cockroaches. Common Courtesy Pest Control servicing Ipswich, Brisbane Southside and surrounding areas can assist in the treatment of your cockroach problem.