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
South Australian wine company to launch e-commerce business in ChinaSouth Australian exporter Nardone Baker Wines is preparing to launch an online e-commerce store in China, following a State Government led trade mission.Read more about South Australian wine company to launch e-commerce business in China
Minnipa Agricultural Centre celebrates 100 yearsA centenary of agricultural research will be celebrated at the Minnipa Agricultural Centre during its annual Field Day today.The State Government facility, which is operated by SARDI, is one of the few remaining low rainfall broad acre farming resear…Read more about Minnipa Agricultural Centre celebrates 100 years
Work begins on nation’s first facility to combat fruit flySouth Australia's hard fought reputation as mainland Australia's safest and cleanest premium food producer will be reinforced with a nation-leading new facility under construction.Read more about Work begins on nation’s first facility to combat fruit fly
Open invite for your business to have a taste of Tasting AustraliaTourism Minister Leon Bignell invites South Australian restaurants and food producers to take part in the 2016 Tasting Australia Associated Events Program.Read more about Open invite for your business to have a taste of Tasting Australia
Marketing boost for SA’s premium food bowlAn initiative by the horticulture industry to develop a marketing plan for the Northern Adelaide Plains region has received State Government support.Read more about Marketing boost for SA’s premium food bowl
Scale of success at SA Seafood Industry AwardsThe excellent work of the women and men of the seafood industry - including the state’s best fish and chips - was recognised at the Seafood Industry Awards last night.Read more about Scale of success at SA Seafood Industry Awards
Functional and Luxury Food project information & networking sessionsSouth Australia’s food, beverage and wine businesses can now register their interest to attend a series of regional information and networking sessions throughout September on the Functional and Luxury Food project.Read more about Functional and Luxury Food project information & networking sessions
Asia food giant to set up large-scale processing plant in AdelaidePremier Jay Weatherill and Martin Hamilton-Smith the Minister for Investment and Trade have announced a major boost with the signing of a new agreement on the recent State Government trade mission to South East Asia.Read more about Asia food giant to set up large-scale processing plant in Adelaide
Redevelopment of Loxton Research Centre one step closerThe State Government’s $7.5 million redevelopment of the Loxton Research Centre has reached another milestone after being endorsed by Parliament’s Public Works Committee.
AgInsight – helping SA capitalise on global demandInvestors from around the world can now check out South Australia's agricultural land thanks to a brand new website.Read more about AgInsight – helping SA capitalise on global demand
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The Royal Adelaide ShowThe Royal Adelaide Show, presented by IGA, is a South Australian icon – hosting an average of half a million people each year and showcasing the best of the country to the city.More informat...
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Riverland poultry owners advised to increase biosecurity surveillanceBiosecurity SA has advised that it has recently confirmed a case of Infectious Larygotracheitis (ILT) in a backyard poultry flock in the Riverland.
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PIRSA advice for landowners who have injured livestockThe bushfire emergency which has burnt 12,000 hectares across the Adelaide Hills has significantly affected farms and other private land in the area.
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What is New Horizons?
New Horizons is a program being delivered by PIRSA through Rural Solutions SA that aims to increase productivity in the field crop and livestock sectors through improving poor 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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