Current Alerts

Mediterranean fruit fly outbreak declared in Kilburn area

An outbreak of Mediterranean fruit fly (Med-fly) has been declared in the Kilburn area following the detection of a single female fly on Friday 2 February 2018, with a total of three single flies detected within the previous 14 days.A 1.5 kilometre q…

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Queensland fruit fly outbreak declared in Brooklyn Park area

An outbreak of Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly) has been declared in Brooklyn Park following a larval detection confirmed in the area on Wednesday 14 February 2018.A 1.5 kilometre quarantine area has been established around the outbreak, and an eradicati…

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News - Biosecurity

Fruit Fly outbreak declared in Brooklyn Park

15 February 2018

Biosecurity SA has declared an outbreak of Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly) in Brooklyn Park following a larval detection in the area, which was confirmed on Wednesday 14 February 2018.

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Biosecurity SA investigating spray drift damage in the Riverland and Mid North

14 February 2018

Reports of chemical damage to grape vines caused by spray drift are being investigated by PIRSA Biosecurity SA in both the Clare Valley and Riverland.

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New SA Bee Biosecurity Officer out and about

14 February 2018

Biosecurity SA is reminding beekeepers to be on the lookout for American foulbrood (AFB), found in hives pollinating lucerne in the Tintinara area.

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Producers enlisted to help trial new One Biosecurity program

8 February 2018

Producer-led trials of South Australia’s new farm biosecurity management program, One Biosecurity, will begin this month.

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Fruit Fly outbreak declared in Kilburn

3 February 2018

Biosecurity SA has declared an outbreak of Mediterranean fruit fly (med-fly) in Kilburn following the detection of a single female fly in the area on Friday 2 February 2018, with a total of three single flies detected within the previous 14 days.…

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Protecting South Australia's prawn industry from White Spot Disease

1 February 2018

A mandatory ban on the import of crustaceans from parts of Queensland has been extended to prevent the disease from entering South Australia.

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National Carp Control Plan info sessions

1 February 2018

The community is invited to attend two FREE information sessions next week on the National Carp Control Plan (NCCP).

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Last chance to have your say on managing feral pigs and deer

29 January 2018

Community feedback on draft policies for the management of feral deer and pigs, currently out for comment, is set to close on Wednesday (January 31).

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Fruit Fly Watch Weekend: Keep SA fruit fly free

25 January 2018

Whether travelling across the state or staying at home, South Australians are being asked to play their role in keeping South Australia fruit fly free this long weekend.

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New mandatory reporting to PigPass strengthens the state’s livestock biosecurity

24 January 2018

A new National Livestock Identification System (NLIS) Pig Standard is set to take effect from 1 February 2018.

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