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 - Fishing

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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Construction of shellfish reef underway

5 June 2017

Construction of the trial four-hectare shellfish reef will begin this week, with the construction vessel due to arrive off the coast near Rouges Point on 7 June.

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King George Whiting spawning spatial area opens

31 May 2017

Fishing for King George Whiting in the spawning spatial closure area will open from midnight on Wednesday 31 May.

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Southern Rock Lobster fishing closure

29 May 2017

Recreational fishers are reminded that the annual closure for Southern Rock Lobster fishing will begin at 6pm on Wednesday 31 May.

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Annual Pipi seasonal closure starts 1 June

29 May 2017

The annual state-wide closure for the taking of Pipi (Goolwa Cockles) in South Australian waters begins on Thursday 1 June.

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Goolwa beach closed to Pipi fishing

5 May 2017

Goolwa Beach is closed to recreational Pipi fishing from today (Friday 5 May 2017), effective immediately, as a precaution following the detection of E. coli levels above what is considered safe for human consumption on Goolwa Beach.

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South Australian company awarded $550 000 project for state’s first trial native oyster reef

2 May 2017

Port Adelaide based Maritime Constructions has been awarded $550 000 to build South Australia’s first trial shellfish reef.

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

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