Current Alerts

Exotic Plant Pest: Tomato Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip

Biosecurity SA has implemented a new Condition 17 of the Plant Quarantine Standard South Australia, imposing restrictions and prohibitions on hosts in the solanaceae and convolvulaceae families. This directly effects well-known products like potatoes…

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News

Fisheries expert leads innovative approach to community support for seafood

23 June 2017

International fisheries expert, Joshua Stoll, has spent the past week meeting with South Australian fishing industry representatives to exchange ideas on generating community support for local commercial fisheries.

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Opportunities created for aquaculture growth on the Yorke Peninsula

22 June 2017

The Yorke Peninsula region is set to get an economic boost with the development of new aquaculture opportunities, following a review of aquaculture zoning in the region.

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Strong compliance of recreational fishing rules

21 June 2017

Recreational fishers are being commended for their high levels of compliance with the new recreational fishing rules introduced by the State Government more than 6 months ago.

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Meet to discuss proposed water allocation from Bundaleer

13 June 2017

Discussions will take place this month with businesses interested in applying for water for agricultural use from the Bundaleer Reservoir, in the state’s Mid North.

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Keep footrot affected sheep out of our livestock markets

13 June 2017

With the advent of winter Primary Industries and Regions (SA) are urging sheep producers to be vigilant in checking for virulent footrot.

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South Australia preparing seeds for ‘doomsday vault’

7 June 2017

South Australian researchers are preparing thousands of seed lots for the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway.

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New trainees get their first taste of Local Government

6 June 2017

Young trainees from the Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu Peninsula and Kangaroo Island will today attend their first induction as part of the State Government’s $4 million Regional Youth Traineeship Program.

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$40,000 State Government grant creating five jobs on the Fleurieu Peninsula

6 June 2017

South Australia’s only broccolini grower is expanding its facilities, increasing production and creating five new jobs with support from a $40,000 State Government grant.

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Transition countdown to new BJD framework

5 June 2017

A new national framework for the management of bovine Johne's disease (BJD) will be fully implemented on 30 June 2017 following a 12-month transition period.

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Final week to apply for $10 000 hailstorm recovery grants

5 June 2017

Primary producers affected by last year's Riverland freak hailstorm have less than a week to apply for a recovery assistance grant of up to $10 000.

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Kate Husband - Communications Manager, Primary Industries
Email: Kate.Husband@sa.gov.au
Phone: 0423 296 579

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Email: celia.brissenden@sa.gov.au


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