Current Alerts

Port Noarlunga Reef prohibition on spearfishing

Spear fishing by hand, gun or other device is prohibited in the Port Noarlunga Reef area.This is consistent with the historical use of the Port Noarlunga Reef as a highly popular swimming location.PIRSA reminds all fishers that any form of spear fish…

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Fruit fly outbreak in West Hindmarsh area

An outbreak of Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly) has been declared in the West Hindmarsh area following the detection of a gravid (with eggs) female in the area on Monday 8 January 2018.A 1.5 kilometre quarantine area has been established around the outbr…

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News

Jobs growth in new Naracoorte specialist seed processing plant

17 January 2018

Ten new FTE jobs will be created and the Limestone Coast will become a world-leading specialist seed processing hub with the construction of a new $5.4 million plant.

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Grant bolsters spirits at McLaren Vale winery

15 January 2018

A joint venture between a McLaren Vale winery and a new spirits distillery will create 15 fulltime equivalent jobs, while showcasing some of South Australia’s best wine and spirits in the one place.

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Water users at West Lakes to remain vigilant

15 January 2018

Waters users at West Lakes can still enjoy recreational fishing and boating, however should remain vigilant following yesterday’s discovery of a fish kill.

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Fruit Fly outbreak declared in West Hindmarsh

10 January 2018

Biosecurity SA has declared an outbreak of Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly) in West Hindmarsh following the discovery of a gravid (with eggs) female in the area on Monday, 8 January.

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Controlled clean up begins after Thomas Foods abattoir fire

9 January 2018

A controlled clean-up will begin today at the Thomas Foods International, Murray Bridge abattoir, after a fire caused significant damage to the plant last week.

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Agricultural impact assessment of Sherwood fire continues

8 January 2018

The assessment on the impact of stock and other agricultural losses as a result of the Sherwood fire continues.

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Top three fishing rules reminder this summer season

8 January 2018

Recreational fishers heading out on the water this summer are being urged to keep in mind our top three fishing rules this holiday period.

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Recovery phase begins for producers impacted by Sherwood fire

7 January 2018

To assist producers affected by the Sherwood fire in the Upper South East, Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) has established a 24 hour hotline – 1800 255 556.

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Multi-million dollar reform package to secure sustainable fishing future

28 December 2017

In the biggest fisheries shake-up in decades, the State Government will spend $20 million to buy back up to a third of South Australia's Marine Scalefish fishing licenses.

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Murray Cod handling made easier

21 December 2017

Catching a Murray Cod is not for the faint hearted; their small teeth are responsible for what is affectionately known in the fishing world as ‘Cod Thumb’.

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