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 - Fishing

SA Pipi fishery rakes in sustainability accreditation

9 March 2017

South Australia’s commercial Pipi fishery has reaffirmed its sustainability credentials by achieving Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) recertification.

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Goolwa Beach reopens to Pipi fishing

24 February 2017

Goolwa Beach reopens for recreational Pipi (Goolwa Cockle) fishing on Saturday 25 February 2017.

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Snapper spatial closures to end in SA waters

24 January 2017

All SA waters will reopen to Snapper fishing next week, as the Snapper spawning spatial closures come to an end at midday on Tuesday 31 January.

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Goolwa Beach closed to Pipi fishing

13 January 2017

Goolwa Beach is closed to recreational Pipi fishing, for bait and human consumption, (from Sunday 8 January 2017) as a precaution following the detection of E. coli levels above what is considered safe for human consumption on Goolwa Beach, adjacent…

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Murray Cod catch and release opens 1 January

28 December 2016

Recreational fishers are being reminded to brush up on their knowledge of the correct Murray Cod handling techniques ahead of the season start on New Year's Day.

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Spencer Gulf prawn fishery nets sustainability accreditation

22 December 2016

South Australia’s Spencer Gulf King Prawn Fishery has again proven it is top of its class, achieving recertification to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).

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Know your limits this holiday period

19 December 2016

Recreational fishers heading out this summer holiday season are being reminded to familiarise themselves with the recent changes to fishing rules.

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Fishers caught exceeding King George Whiting limits

9 December 2016

PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture is urging recreational fishers to familiarise themselves with recently introduced fishing rules, following the conviction of a group of recreational fishers caught deliberately exceeding King George Whiting fishing lim…

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Snapper season to open but key sites will stay closed

8 December 2016

The annual Snapper fishing closure comes to an end at midday on Thursday 15 December, however five key spawning sites will continue to remain closed to all Snapper fishing activity until the end of January 2017.

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State Government and industry working together to boost Pacific Oyster production

7 December 2016

The State Government and industry are working together to ensure the continual supply of juvenile Pacific Oysters and help safeguard South Australia’s $32 million a year industry.

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