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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Pulpy Kidney alert - Flinders Ranges

Livestock producers in the Hawker/Cradock and Flinders Ranges region are being advised that pulpy kidney (enterotaxaemia) may be contributing to recent livestock deaths in the area and they should vaccinate as soon as possible.Read the full media rel…

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News - Fisheries & Aquaculture archive

New management plan for SA's sardine fishery

26 November 2014

South Australia’s sardine fishers have adopted a new management plan which aims to ensure the $20 million sardine industry remains sustainable.

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New management plan for Rock Lobster fishery

24 November 2014

A new plan for the South Australian Northern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery will set the scene for sustainable operations of the $15.6m industry for the next five years.

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Snapper Spatial Closures to continue from 15 December

19 November 2014

PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture have confirmed the continuation of five Snapper spatial spawning closures from midday on Monday 15 December 2014 to midday on Saturday 31 January 2015.

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Goolwa Beach Pipi closure

18 November 2014

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Consultation begins for Lakes and Coorong management plan

6 November 2014

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Recreational Pipi fishing season to reopen

31 October 2014

South Australia’s Pipi fishery will reopen to recreational fishing activity this weekend, Saturday 1 November 2014.

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Annual Snapper fishing closure starts 1 November

24 October 2014

Fishers are reminded the statewide closure for Snapper fishing in South Australia will begin at midday on Saturday 1 November 2014.

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Fishcare volunteers celebrate 20 years of protecting fish stocks

24 October 2014

FISHCARE Volunteers dedicated to patrolling the State’s beaches and jetties every weekend to provide up to date information on recreational fishing rules have been recognised at an annual forum.

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New management plan for Spencer Gulf prawn fishery

23 October 2014

A new management plan for South Australia’s Spencer Gulf Prawn Fishery aims to ensure thelong-term sustainability of the fishery.

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New pot requirements to commence for northern zone recreational rock lobster fishers

17 October 2014

Gear changes for recreational fishers within the Northern Zone Rock Lobster fishery are set to come into effect as the season opens on 1 November.

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