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Stopping the high risk red-eared slider turtle

21 June 2018

They may look like a teenage mutant ninja turtle, but keeping a pet red-eared slider turtle can land you in jail.

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Ban on importing raw crustaceans from south-east Queensland

28 December 2016

The South Australian Government has implemented a ban on importing raw crustaceans and bait worms sourced from the Logan River area in south-east Queensland, following the detection of White Spot Disease (WSD) in Queensland.

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Protecting South Australia's oyster industry from POMS

5 February 2016

A mandatory ban on the movement of Pacific oysters and equipment associated with oyster farming across South Australia has been implemented to protect the state’s valuable oyster industry.

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