Improving survival for released Snapper
Best practice capture, handling and release methods to reduce effects of barotraumaFind out more
PIRSA is moving
Our head office is moving to 11 Waymouth Street, Adelaide in mid-January 2024
eID device rebates
Sheep and goat producers can apply for a rebate on devices purchased in 2023Find out more
Funding and support
Learn about funding and support currently available from PIRSA, including funding now open to applications, plus business advice and mental health resources.
There are currently fruit fly outbreaks in the Riverland. Find out where the outbreaks are and understand the restrictions where you live, travel and work.
AgTech is the rapidly evolving tools and technologies that allow agribusiness to innovate, grow and adopt more efficient production practices. Learn more about this growing sector.
Climate change adaptation
PIRSA is collaborating across government and industry to help the state adapt, prepare, and respond to climate change.
AquacultureWe help grow South Australia's aquaculture industry while supporting aquatic animal health through surveillance, education and managing disease risks.
Commercial fishingGet information about rules and regulations, licenses and registration plus size limits and management of South Australian commercial fisheries and processors.
Food and beverageSouth Australia’s food and beverage industries are a vital part of the state’s economy and there are major opportunities for growth locally, nationally and overseas.
ForestryWe work with businesses and the community to promote the future of the forestry and wood products industry in South Australia, whilst seeking new opportunities for development.
Grains and cropsGrains produced in SA include wheat, barley, canola, lentils, oats, peas, beans, lupins and chickpeas. See how we support and assist this increasingly sustainable industry.
Grape and wineSouth Australia accounts for almost 80% of Australia’s premium wine production, produced from some of the oldest vines in the world. See how we support this globally renowned industry.
HorticultureSouth Australia is a major producer of premium horticulture, recognised for its excellence in environmentally clean, safe and advanced agricultural production. Learn more about this vital industry.
Livestock, wool and dairyGenerating billions for the economy, we support the livestock industry with services, advice and undertaking research and development to help increase trade and investment.
Teaching better ways to safely release Snapper
7 DecemberAn education campaign to promote better ways to safely release undersized or unintentionally caught Snapper has been launched, aimed at improving survival rates and ensuring the long-term future of the species in South Australian waters.Read more about Teaching better ways to safely release Snapper
Earliest start to harvest on record for many SA farmers
23 NovemberMany South Australian farmers are experiencing their earliest ever start to harvest with yields often meeting or slightly exceeding expectations, given the dry spring.Read more about Earliest start to harvest on record for many SA farmers
Funding boost to support Riverland Wine Industry’s road to recovery
21 NovemberThe State Government has today announced further support for the Riverland Wine Industry following the challenges faced with oversupply of red wine grapes, global reduction of alcohol consumption and market access supply chain disruptions.Read more about Funding boost to support Riverland Wine Industry’s road to recovery
Strategic Plan for South Australian Feral Deer Eradication Program
17 NovemberThe State Government has released a strategic plan for the 10-year South Australian Feral Deer Eradication Program.Read more about Strategic Plan for South Australian Feral Deer Eradication Program
Tough penalties handed down for recreational fishers caught breaking the law in SA waters
15 NovemberSignificant penalties have been handed out in South Australian courts in the past week to recreational fishers found guilty of breaking the law.Read more about Tough penalties handed down for recreational fishers caught breaking the law in SA waters
Forestry Centre of Excellence to build foundations with new board
10 NovemberThe State Government has appointed a Transitional Board for the Forestry Centre of Excellence at Mount Gambier, with Professor Rob Lewis named as the independent chair.Read more about Forestry Centre of Excellence to build foundations with new board
Sheep and goat eID rebate now open
10 NovemberAs part of the national transition to electronic identification (eID) for sheep and goats, the Malinauskas Labor Government has opened applications for its eID device rebate scheme to assist producers in adopting the new requirements.Read more about Sheep and goat eID rebate now open
Eyre Peninsula's town of Wudinna named Ag Town of the Year 2023
10 NovemberWudinna in South Australia's Eyre Peninsula has been named the 2023 Agricultural Town of the Year at the Vale Brewing Restaurant and Bar on the grounds of the Beresford Estate, McLaren Flat.Read more about Eyre Peninsula's town of Wudinna named Ag Town of the Year 2023
Fish and bird species to benefit from River Murray environmental water releases
3 NovemberNative fish and waterbirds are among the beneficiaries of environmental water releases aimed at boosting River Murray ecosystems this spring ahead of a forecast hot and dry summer.Read more about Fish and bird species to benefit from River Murray environmental water releases
Port Augusta SIT flies joining the fruit fly fight in the Riverland
3 NovemberThe newly expanded National Sterile Insect Technology (SIT) facility at Port Augusta has boosted the Riverland fruit fly eradication response as it reaches the full production capacity of 40 million flies a week.Read more about Port Augusta SIT flies joining the fruit fly fight in the Riverland
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