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Play your part this long weekend to keep South Australia fruit fly free

27 September 2018

Travellers are being reminded to ‘Eat It, Bin It or Declare It’ if they bring fruit and vegetables into South Australia this long weekend to ensure the state maintains its fruit fly free status.

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State Government launches summer fruit fly assault

17 September 2018

The State Government will operate additional random roadblocks into the Riverland and appoint a dedicated coordinator as part of a suite of measures to ramp up protection against fruit fly for the coming summer.

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Fruit fly defences bolstered as quarantine station opens

7 September 2018

A key quarantine station protecting South Australia from interstate pest pressure including fruit fly has opened in the mid north.

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Fruit fly outbreak area declared in Ceduna

15 June 2018

Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) has swung into action to respond to an outbreak of Mediterranean fruit fly (Med-fly) in Ceduna, which was declared following the detections of Med-fly larvae in fruit on two properties.

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Brooklyn Park fruit fly quarantine lifted after successful eradication

24 May 2018

The Brooklyn Park fruit fly quarantine area will be lifted today following the successful eradication program for an outbreak of Queensland fruit fly in the area.

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Fruit fly outbreak declared in Thevenard on SA's west coast

16 May 2018

Biosecurity SA has declared an outbreak of Mediterranean fruit fly (Med-fly) in the township of Thevenard on the state's west coast, following the detection of fruit fly larvae in the area on 11 May 2018.

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Simulated exercise to keep the Riverland fruit fly free

3 May 2018

A simulated fruit fly outbreak exercise will be held in the Riverland today to ensure the local horticulture industry and government are ready to respond if such an event was to occur.

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Aerial assault begins on fruit fly in SA

3 April 2018

The first sterile fruit flies produced at the new National SIT Facility in Port Augusta have been released today over metropolitan Adelaide to help protect South Australia's $1.25 billion horticulture industry.

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Make sure fruit and vegetables don't 'hop' into the Riverland this Easter long weekend

28 March 2018

South Australians are being urged to remember to ‘Eat it, Bin it, or Declare it, if they are holidaying in the Riverland or travelling interstate this Easter long weekend.

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Fruit Fly outbreak declared in Brooklyn Park

15 February 2018

Biosecurity SA has declared an outbreak of Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly) in Brooklyn Park following a larval detection in the area, which was confirmed on Wednesday 14 February 2018.

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