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 - Biosecurity

Are your NLIS documents complete?

20 September 2017

Sheep and goat producers are being reminded to ensure stock are correctly identified and that the National Vendor Declaration (NVD) is correctly filled out before leaving their property.

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A role for all under SA biosecurity policy to tackle pests & diseases

10 September 2017

Everyone has a role to play in protecting the state’s premium produce from pests and diseases under the updated State Biosecurity Policy 2017-21 launched today at the Royal Adelaide Show.

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Spring blitz for animal health

28 August 2017

Spring is on the way and livestock producers being reminded to ensure they are ready to protect their animals against a range of animal health risks this season.

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Modified vaccination arrangements for Johne's disease in sheep

25 July 2017

Sheep producers are reminded that a modified approach to the vaccination subsidy for Johne’s disease (JD) in sheep is now in effect in South Australia through an industry endorsed and funded regulated program.

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Mice baiting and chemical use alert to combat plague

13 July 2017

Famers are being advised to follow best practice chemical use when combatting mice numbers, which have now reached plague proportions in some areas of South Australia.

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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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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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Red-whiskered bulbul amnesty ends this month

18 May 2017

Bird owners are reminded that the current statewide amnesty on captive red-whiskered bulbuls (Pycnonotus jocosus) finishes at the end of the month.

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Phylloxera-free focus protects SA vines during Vintage 2017

1 May 2017

As the 2017 vintage draws to a close, South Australian growers, wineries and transport companies are to be congratulated for maintaining vigilance in the face of the threat of phylloxera.

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Red-whiskered bulbuls amnesty

24 April 2017

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

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Email: Kate.Husband@sa.gov.au
Phone: 0423 296 579

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