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

Inaugural calendar celebrates fishing and aquaculture in our great state

8 December 2017

The people and faces that make up the state’s fishing and aquaculture industry, along with the pinnacle of SA’s seafood events, will be featured in a 2018 Fisheries and Aquaculture Calendar.

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Snapper season open but key protection sites to remain closed

6 December 2017

The annual state-wide Snapper fishing closure comes to an end at midday on Friday 15 December, however five key spawning sites will continue to remain closed to all Snapper fishing activity until the end of January 2018.

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Man jailed for trafficking Abalone

27 November 2017

An operation by Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA) with the support of the South Australia Police (SAPOL) has resulted a Mount Gambier man being jailed for Abalone trafficking.

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Pipi Fishery opens to recreational fishers

23 November 2017

Recreational fishers can once again enjoy collecting Pipi (Goolwa Cockles).

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Thank a fisher SA

20 November 2017

Thank a fisher on World Fisheries Day/National Agriculture Day 21 November

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Statewide Snapper closure starts 1 November

27 October 2017

The annual Snapper fishing closure across South Australia will begin at midday on Wednesday 1 November 2017.

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Pipi Fishery opens to recreational fishers on 1 November

26 October 2017

Recreational fishers can once again enjoy collecting Pipi (Goolwa Cockles) from Wednesday 1 November.

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Northern Zone Rock Lobster season opens 1 November

25 October 2017

Recreational fishers are being reminded to ensure their 2017-18 pot registrations are up to date, with recreational Rock Lobster fishing activity set to recommence in the Northern Zone from midday on Wednesday 1 November.

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Avoid spreading Caulerpa

11 October 2017

Boat owners who sail in West Lakes, North Haven, Outer Harbor and the Port River-Barker Inlet system need to ensure their activities do not contribute to the spread of Caulerpa taxifolia (caulerpa).

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How to tackle fishing these school holidays

27 September 2017

Holiday makers and keen fishers are reminded to make themselves, and their families, aware of fishing rules and regulations ahead of the busy October long weekend and school holidays.

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

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Email: celia.brissenden@sa.gov.au

Agriculture, Food and Wine and SARDI
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Phone: 0455 091 908


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