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.
Ballot closing for recreational snapper fishing in south east
18 JanuaryIf you want to be one of 606 recreational fishers to be able catch a snapper in South Australia's south east waters this season time is running out for you to be involved in the tag ballot, with applications closing this Sunday.Read more about Ballot closing for recreational snapper fishing in south east
Livestock losses on Kangaroo Island continue to rise
17 JanuaryAs Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) start to complete their initial assessments on Kangaroo Island more than 43,000 livestock registered with the department have been lost in the bushfires on Kangaroo Island.Read more about Livestock losses on Kangaroo Island continue to rise
Keeping count of snapper stocks
13 JanuaryThe count is on for our snapper stocks with a spawning biomass survey starting today in Gulf St Vincent after a similar successful trip in December in Spencer Gulf.Read more about Keeping count of snapper stocks
Livestock losses on Kangaroo Island
12 JanuaryAs of Sunday 12 January, more than 32,000 stock have been lost in the bushfires on Kangaroo Island, however this may rise as reports of livestock losses are provided to Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA).Read more about Livestock losses on Kangaroo Island
Livestock losses from Kangaroo Island fires
7 JanuaryWhile assessment teams from Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) continue to work with producers affected by the devastating Ravine fire on Kangaroo Island, it is estimated the stock losses will be in the tens of thousands.Read more about Livestock losses from Kangaroo Island fires
Ballot for recreational snapper fishing in south east waters
6 JanuaryRecreational fishers hoping to snag a South Australian snapper in south east waters from 1 February must go in a ballot for tags as part of a trial designed to protect the state's snapper stock.Read more about Ballot for recreational snapper fishing in south east waters
Bushfire agricultural impacts continue to rise
3 JanuaryThe impact of agricultural losses as a result of the recent and ongoing bushfire activity across the state continues to rise.Read more about Bushfire agricultural impacts continue to rise
Don’t get crabby – stick to the fishing limits
27 DecemberA fisher has been caught with nearly four times the daily catch limit for crabs and could face fines of up to $20,000 – a timely reminder to follow recreational fishing limits this holiday season.Read more about Don’t get crabby – stick to the fishing limits
Bushfire agricultural impact assessment continues (24/12)
24 DecemberThe ongoing assessment on the impact of agricultural losses as a result of the devastating bushfires across South Australia continues.Read more about Bushfire agricultural impact assessment continues (24/12)
SARDI tanked up for snapper restocking
23 DecemberThe effort to rebuild snapper populations in South Australian waters has commenced with the delivery of adult breeding snapper to the South Australian Research and Development Institute's West Beach facility to kick start the Marshall Liberal Governm…Read more about SARDI tanked up for snapper restocking
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