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 - Emergency Management

Final week to apply for $10 000 hailstorm recovery grants

5 June 2017

Primary producers affected by last year's Riverland freak hailstorm have less than a week to apply for a recovery assistance grant of up to $10 000.

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Gawler River floodplains producers back to business

23 February 2017

Northern Adelaide Plains vegetable and fruit growers are returning to production, with harvest underway and flood waste removed from their properties.

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Assistance for primary producers extended to Mid Murray in South Australia

22 February 2017

Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and South Australian Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries Leon Bignell today announced that Category C assistance for primary producers would be extended to the local government area of Mid Murray following…

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$10,000 Riverland hailstorm recovery assistance grants available

10 January 2017

Riverland hailstorm recovery assistance grants of up to $10,000 are available to help affected primary producers with the clean-up and recovery.

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$10,000 flood recovery grants still available

13 December 2016

Grants of up to $10,000 are still available to help primary producers recover from the recent Gawler River floodplain floods.

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Flood waste assistance for Gawler River floodplains producers

11 November 2016

A waste removal program for primary producers affected by the recent Gawler River floodplain floods is underway, with flood waste assessors now visiting properties.

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Managing animals in emergencies: have your say

2 November 2016

The State Government is seeking feedback from animal owners and the community on a draft framework for animal welfare management during emergencies in South Australia.

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State Government provides more support for flood clean up

27 October 2016

The State Government will provide more help to flood-affected primary producers in the Gawler River Floodplain region so they can get back to full production faster.

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Recovery phase begins for flood-impacted horticulture producers

7 October 2016

As part of the State Government's flood recovery effort assessment teams from Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) have commenced operations in the flood affected areas of the Northern Adelaide Plains.

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Assistance for primary producers impacted by flood

3 October 2016

The State Government has established a hotline for primary producers impacted by floods over recent days.

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