Current Alerts

Oyster virus detected in Port River

Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS) virus has been detected in feral Pacific Oysters in the Port River. At this stage POMS has not been detected in South Australian oyster farming areas.To reduce the risk of POMS spreading, PIRSA has implemented…

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Mediterranean fruit fly outbreak declared in Kilburn area

An outbreak of Mediterranean fruit fly (Med-fly) has been declared in the Kilburn area following the detection of a single female fly on Friday 2 February 2018, with a total of three single flies detected within the previous 14 days.A 1.5 kilometre q…

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Queensland fruit fly outbreak declared in Brooklyn Park area

An outbreak of Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly) has been declared in Brooklyn Park following a larval detection confirmed in the area on Wednesday 14 February 2018.A 1.5 kilometre quarantine area has been established around the outbreak, and an eradicati…

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News - Forestry

New future for Mid North Forests

16 February 2018

Public access to the Mid North Forests area has been preserved and jobs in the region are expected to be retained, with more generated, as a result of the Mid North Forests Future Strategy.

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Spotlight on South Australia's women in forestry

4 December 2017

The important role women play in agribusiness is being highlighted once again with four women from South Australia’s forestry industry profiled to help champion female participation and leadership in the sector.

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Government protects precious native vegetation in the Mid North

29 September 2017

High value native vegetation in the western part of the Wirrabara forest are being safeguarded for future generations and incorporated into the greater South Australian parks system.

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New businesses boost for Mid North

3 April 2017

The Mid North region will receive an economic boost with the establishment of a diverse range of new enterprises.

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Final purchase negotiations begin on Mid North Forests

28 September 2016

Commercial negotiations on the future use of the Mid North Forest begin today with a variety of options under consideration to boost the region’s economy and create jobs.

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More than 150 hectares replanted in Bundaleer Forest

7 July 2016

An operation to return 150 hectares of the Bundaleer Forest to pine has been completed.

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Request for proposals for the Mid North forest region

27 January 2016

The State Government has taken the next step in the process of seeking options for the potential future use of land in the Mid North forests region.

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Next stage in Mid North Forest Strategy to commence in January 2016

23 December 2015

The next stage in determining the potential future use of land in the Mid North forests region will commence in January 2016.

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Wide range of options proposed for Mid North Forests

8 September 2015

Honey production, recreation and sport activities and nature-based tourism enterprises are some of the proposals put forward by the community for the Mid North Forests.

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Mid North forests Expression of Interest released

4 August 2015

The State Government is seeking proposals for the potential future use of land in the Mid North forests region.

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