Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) is a key economic development agency in the Government of South Australia, with responsibility for the prosperity of the state's primary industries and regions.
South Australia's agriculture, food, wine and forestry industries are a vital part of the state's economy, our largest export sector and a major employer. In 2016-17, they generated about $22.5 billion in revenue and accounted for 57% of the state's merchandise exports.
Commercial fisher fined for catching undersize rock lobster
3 AprilA Yorke Peninsula rock lobster fisherman has been fined more than $7,500 for catching undersize rock lobster.Read more about Commercial fisher fined for catching undersize rock lobster
Wild dog days numbered under new bounty
1 AprilA $100,000 bounty scheme to support drought-affected farmers reduce the pressure from wild dogs begins today.Read more about Wild dog days numbered under new bounty
Fruit fly response efforts stepped up as Rosewater outbreak declared
27 MarchA new Mediterranean fruit fly outbreak in metropolitan Adelaide has been declared and eradication efforts boosted, following the detection of fruit flies in the Rosewater area.Read more about Fruit fly response efforts stepped up as Rosewater outbreak declared
New hatchery to help future-proof SA oyster industry
27 MarchThe supply of locally produced spat for the South Australian oyster industry has been further secured with the official opening of the Yumbah Hatchery at Boston Point on the Eyre Peninsula.Read more about New hatchery to help future-proof SA oyster industry
Survey first step in South Australia's inaugural AgTech strategy
26 MarchThe Marshall Liberal Government has released a survey as the initial step in creating South Australia's first AgTech strategy to grow productivity and profitability for primary producers.Read more about Survey first step in South Australia's inaugural AgTech strategy
Changes to rock lobster commercial fishing quota
23 MarchThe State Government will implement a temporary rule change for the South Australian Rock Lobster commercial fishing industry allowing the carryover of uncaught quota to help mitigate the market impacts of coronavirus.Read more about Changes to rock lobster commercial fishing quota
$1 million boost to South Australian wine industry
20 MarchSouth Australia’s winemakers and grape growers are set for a much-needed boost with the opening of a $1 million grant program focused on technology and innovation to improve productivity.Read more about $1 million boost to South Australian wine industry
Regional Growth Fund applications brought forward
20 MarchThe opening of the third funding round of the Regional Growth Fund has been brought forward to help provide economic stimulus to our regions in the wake of devastating bushfires, drought and ongoing impacts of coronavirus.Read more about Regional Growth Fund applications brought forward
More support for bushfire-affected Kangaroo Island
20 MarchKangaroo Island is one step closer to recovery after the Federal and South Australian Governments today announced $3.7 million in joint funding to support bushfire-affected farmers over the next six months with associated freight costs of ferrying fo…Read more about More support for bushfire-affected Kangaroo Island
Mosquito borne disease alert for horse owners
20 MarchPIRSA is reminding horse owners to be on the lookout for the potential impact of symptoms of mosquito borne diseases such as Murray Valley Encephalitis Virus and West Nile virus/Kunjin in their horses.Read more about Mosquito borne disease alert for horse owners
TweetsView all Primary Industries and Regions SA Twitter feeds
SEAFOOD ON SPENCERThe inaugural Seafood on Spencer event is set to be a relaxed day on the beach front of Port Broughton showcasing seafood from the Spencer Gulf, regional wine, craft beer, SA distilled gin, ...
Eyre Peninsula Field Days 2020See the latest equipment, technology and information in the agriculture industry.Visit the Eyre Peninsula Field days website for more details....
- There are currently no alerts