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 - Regions SA

Barossa producer is feeding the animals that feed the world

15 December 2017

Strict quality policies and a willingness to tailor products to the needs of its customers are leading to an expanded international client base for Barossa-based stockfeed supplier J.T. Johnson and Sons.

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Barossa Valley Cheese Company expands with Regional Development Fund grant

15 December 2017

Three years ago, people were lining up outside Victoria McClurg’s cheese-tasting venue at Angaston because they couldn’t fit into the premises.

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A toast to the farmers on South Australia's Limestone coast

12 December 2017

A toast to the farmers on South Australia's Limestone coast who are providing a key ingredient for beer lovers the world over to indulge a favourite pastime.

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New public computers for three regional PIRSA offices

6 December 2017

Touch-screen public computers are now available in the Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) offices at Kingscote, Mt Gambier and Port Lincoln, providing a welcome boost to regional customer services.

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North West Indigenous Pastoral Project celebrates ongoing success

22 November 2017

An Indigenous pastoral project in the state’s Far North has helped train and employ 67 indigenous pastoral workers and aided the return of more than 272,000 hectares back to commercial primary production.

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River Murray Program wins gold at Prime Minister’s Award for Public Sector Excellence

15 November 2017

The State Government team that is delivering the South Australian River Murray Sustainability (SARMS) Program received the highest honour at the national public sector awards last night.

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Australian-first lion experience launches at Monarto Zoo

13 November 2017

Lions 360, an Australian-first experience at Monarto Zoo, has officially been launched today ahead of being opened to the public from this Sunday.

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Eudunda heavy vehicle bypass complete

10 November 2017

The Eudunda heavy vehicle bypass is now complete, filling a gap in the state’s 26-metre B-double trucking network.

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Biosecurity boost for Cowell oyster business

8 November 2017

The biosecurity of the state’s oyster industry will be bolstered by a $267,500 Regional Development Fund grant to Eyre Shellfish at Cowell.

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Funding boost to draw more visitors to the EP

7 November 2017

Facilities to attract and keep visitors in the lower Eyre Peninsula will be built at the Glen-Forest Tourist Park and Vineyard with the support of a $193,750 Regional Development Fund grant.

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