The Department of Primary Industries and Regions (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 2018–19, they generated about $15.2 billion in revenue and accounted for 47% of the state's merchandise exports.
Support for South Australia to better manage established pest animals and weeds
22 JulyThe Australian Government is providing $740,000 to South Australia (SA) for two projects to improve the management of priority pest species for SA farmers, land managers and the environment, through a Federation Funding Agreement with states and terr…Read more about Support for South Australia to better manage established pest animals and weeds
Tourism boost for SA’s charter boat industry
22 JulySouth Australia’s charter boat industry will get a big boost with six projects worth more than $260,000 receiving funding from the Marshall Liberal Government to help improve tourism experiences.Read more about Tourism boost for SA’s charter boat industry
New recreational fishing strategy unveiled
17 JulyA recreational fishing strategy which lays the foundation for a prosperous future for the South Australian recreational fishing sector has been unveiled.Read more about New recreational fishing strategy unveiled
Calling all aspirational wine writers
15 JulyWith the South Australian wine industry displaying remarkable resilience and diversity, the time to be a wine writer may have never been better.Read more about Calling all aspirational wine writers
Search begins for SA’s next Ag Town of the Year
15 JulySouth Australia is on the search for its next Ag Town of the Year with nominations for the prestigious award now open.Read more about Search begins for SA’s next Ag Town of the Year
Nearly 50 new cellar door experiences across SA
12 JulySouth Australian tourists can enjoy more new and unique cellar door experiences with 47 projects across the state sharing in more than $200,000 in Marshall Liberal Government funding.Read more about Nearly 50 new cellar door experiences across SA
Capping nitrogen for export hay quality
12 JulyMore nitrogen isn’t always better – especially in a drier year – when producing quality hay is the key to farm returns.Read more about Capping nitrogen for export hay quality
New voices invited in SA fisheries management
10 JulyA new fishing advisory group is being set up to help guide the management of South Australia’s most prominent shared fishery, the Marine Scalefish Fishery, with expressions of interest now open.Read more about New voices invited in SA fisheries management
$3 million to provide safe passage for livestock
9 JulySouth Australian primary producers will receive support to install new underpasses to help with safer movement of livestock from paddock-to-paddock with the launch of a $3 million grants program.Read more about $3 million to provide safe passage for livestock
Youngest graduate of the Aboriginal Fisheries training program
9 JulyThe youngest graduate of the Aboriginal Fisheries training program Tarnee Morey has taken to the water as a fully-fledged Fisheries Officer in South Australia.Read more about Youngest graduate of the Aboriginal Fisheries training program
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Grains Disease Webinar: What’s that symptom? Know your cereal and pulse diseasesDelivered via ZoomA 45 minute presentation with 15 minutes for questions.This webinar will feature SARDI cereal and pulse pathologists advising how to diagnose ...
2021 Growing SA ConferenceAdelaide HillsThe annual conference of South Australia’s grain and livestock industries gathering producers, industry service providers and decision-makers to hear the latest in policy...
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