Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) is a key economic development agency in the Government of South Australia, with responsibility for the prosperity of the state's primary industries and regions.
PIRSA’S Biosecurity SA Division manages the risks to South Australia posed by animal and plant pests and diseases, food borne illnesses, and misuse of rural chemicals.Agriculture food and winenextFisheries and Aquaculture
Fisheries and Aquaculture
PIRSA’S Fisheries and Aquaculture division manages the use of South Australia’s aquatic resources to maximise the environmental, social and economic benefits to South Australian communities and ensure the sustainable development of our fisheries and aquaculture industries.Biosecurity SAnextForestry
PIRSA’S Forestry division works with businesses and the community to promote the future of the forestry and wood products industry in South Australia and seeks new opportunities for development.Fisheries and AquaculturenextRural Solutions SA
Regions SA provides an integrated cross-sector, cross-government and regionally focused approach to improving economic and social outcomes for regions.Fisheries and AquaculturenextRural Solutions SA
Rural Solutions SA
Rural Solutions SA is PIRSA’S key delivery agent for major programs and projects across South Australia, and provides consultancy services to private and public sector organisations locally, nationally and internationally.ForestrynextSARDI
SARDI provides research and development services to the state government, commercial clients and research partners to help make South Australia’s primary industries and regions internationally competitive and ecologically sustainable.Rural Solutions SAnextAgriculture food and wine
River users to remain vigilant as blackwater reaches SARiver Murray water users may notice a darker water colour and dead or distressed fish in parts of the River Murray as a natural phenomenon, known as Blackwater, moves through South Australia’s River Murray system.Read more about River users to remain vigilant as blackwater reaches SA
Indonesian recognition for Riverland Pest Free AreaIn a huge boost for the State’s Riverland, the Indonesian Government has formally recognised it as a Pest Free Area (PFA).Read more about Indonesian recognition for Riverland Pest Free Area
Grains research jobs boost for South AustraliaA recruitment drive is underway for new regional agronomists to bolster grains research as part of a major commitment by the State Government and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).Read more about Grains research jobs boost for South Australia
New recreational fishing rules start 1 DecemberRecreational fishers are being reminded to familiarise themselves with the new South Australian recreational fishing rules which come into effect today.Read more about New recreational fishing rules start 1 December
$557,000 grant for Mitolo Wines cellar doorA new cellar door and restaurant being built in McLaren Vale - which will create 21 ongoing jobs - has received a $557,418 Regional Development Fund grant.Read more about $557,000 grant for Mitolo Wines cellar door
Gawler River flood waste now being removedFlood waste from the recent Gawler River floodplain floods will start being removed from affected primary production properties this week.Read more about Gawler River flood waste now being removed
Upgrades to visitor facilities at Bendleby RangesThe Flinders Ranges is set to receive a further tourism boost thanks to an upgrade of a popular adventure tourism destination near Orroroo.Read more about Upgrades to visitor facilities at Bendleby Ranges
Jobs and skills flourishing thanks to funding to Indigenous Pastoral ProjectA commitment by the State Government to a second round of funding to employ and train Indigenous pastoral workers in the State’s Far North is reaping rich rewards.Read more about Jobs and skills flourishing thanks to funding to Indigenous Pastoral Project
Goolwa Beach reopens to Pipi fishingGoolwa Beach will open to recreational Pipi fishing effective immediately.Read more about Goolwa Beach reopens to Pipi fishing
Jobs, increased economic activity through Coober Pedy mining operationMore than 60 jobs will be created in the state’s Far North through a new mining and processing operation near Coober Pedy, supported by a $397,306 State Government grant through the Regional Development Fund (RDF).Read more about Jobs, increased economic activity through Coober Pedy mining operation
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Stirling Laneways MarketDates for 2016-17:25 September23 October27 November18 December22 January26 February26 March23 April (Season Finale)Time: 10.00am until 4.00pm Location: Stirling, Adelaide HillsMore informati...
Ebenezer Night MarketsEbenezer Night Markets offer a wide selection of food, jewellery, fashion, artwork and crafts. They run on selected dates during summer.Dates for 2016-17:Friday 25 November 2016Friday 9 Dece...
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Riverland Storm recovery hotline and response centreRiverland producers affected by storm damage caused on Friday 11 November 2016 should either:Call the Riverland Storm Recovery hotline on 0476 834 530.Visit the Storm Response Centre located...
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Detection of Russian wheat aphidThe State Government is responding to detections of the exotic pest - Russian wheat aphid - which has been found in cereal crops in the State's mid-north.The initial detection was on a site ...
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What is New Horizons?
New Horizons is a PIRSA initiative to significantly improve broadacre crop and livestock pasture productivity on South Australia’s poorly performing soils.
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What is SARMS?
SARMS, which stands for the South Australian River Murray Sustainability Program, is a $265 million program funded by the Australian Government and delivered by PIRSA through Rural Solutions SA.
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Why is the Charter for Stronger Regional Policy important?
Through the Charter for Stronger Regional Policy, PIRSA is supporting the Minister for Regional Development, the Hon. Geoff Brock MP, to deliver improved economic and social outcomes for regional South Australia.
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Why is the Premium Food and Wine Produced in our Clean Environment and Exported to the World economic priority important?
The rapidly increasing global demand for high quality food and wine, combined with South Australia’s strong reputation for food safety, biosecurity and product integrity, creates significant opportunities for the state.
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