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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Pulpy Kidney alert - Flinders Ranges

Livestock producers in the Hawker/Cradock and Flinders Ranges region are being advised that pulpy kidney (enterotaxaemia) may be contributing to recent livestock deaths in the area and they should vaccinate as soon as possible.Read the full media rel…

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News

King George Whiting spawning closure starts 1 May

28 April 2017

The King George Whiting spawning spatial closure commences on Monday, 1 May to further protect the species during part of its critical breeding period.

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Aboriginal Fisheries Officers program an SA first

28 April 2017

Aboriginal recruits are training to become Fisheries Officers, as part of the State Government's Aboriginal Fisheries Officer Career Pathways Program.

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New round of hugely successful grants scheme for South Australia’s wine industry

28 April 2017

Off the back of a hugely successful last round, South Australian wineries are again being encouraged to bring their most exciting cellar door ideas forward by applying for assistance under the South Australian Wine Industry Development Scheme, 2017-1…

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New technology to protect Australia's grain industries

26 April 2017

A suite of new smart trapping technology is being developed by the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) to protect Australia’s grain industries from airborne pests and diseases.

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Red-whiskered Bulbuls amnesty

26 April 2017

A statewide amnesty has been declared to encourage the surrender of any captive Red-whiskered Bulbuls (Pycnonotus jocosus).

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Eleven wineries in McLaren Vale share in more than $250,000 in funding

26 April 2017

The McLaren Vale wine region is set to reap the benefits of the State Government’s new $1.8 million Wine Industry Development Scheme, designed to boost visitor numbers and support the wine community across South Australia.

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Three wineries in Langhorne Creek share in almost $75,000 in funding

26 April 2017

The Langhorne Creek wine region is set to reap the benefits of the State Government’s new $1.8 million Wine Industry Development Scheme, designed to boost visitor numbers and support the wine community across South Australia.

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Sixteen wineries in the Barossa share in more than $360,000 in funding

23 April 2017

The Barossa wine region is set to reap the benefits of the State Government’s new $1.8 million Wine Industry Development Scheme, designed to boost visitor numbers and support the wine community across South Australia.

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$50,000 for Fund My Idea recipients in Whyalla and Central Outback

21 April 2017

Two vital projects in the far and mid north have received $50,000 from the State Government's public-voted Fund My Idea program.

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Proposed honey bee biosecurity measures out for comment

21 April 2017

South Australian apiarists are reminded there are two weeks left to provide feedback on a discussion paper outlining new biosecurity approaches to manage the risk of disease.

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

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