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Rock Lobster season closure to begin

24 May 2019

Recreational fishers in South Australia are reminded to remove their Rock Lobster pots as part of the annual closure for Rock Lobster fishing, which will begin at 6 pm on Friday 31 May.

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Annual Pipi closure to begin

24 May 2019

Recreational fishers are reminded the annual state-wide closure of Pipi (Goolwa Cockles) begins on Saturday 1 June, meaning they cannot take Pipi from South Australian waters.

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New round of Black Spot funding opens

24 May 2019

Rural mobile phone coverage is set for a boost with the State Government working with regional communities to deliver the latest round of Mobile Black Spot Program funding.

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Regional Development Strategy to shape the future of SA’s regions

23 May 2019

The State Government has today reinforced its commitment to regional South Australia with the opening of consultation on the formation of a state-wide Regional Development Strategy.

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Program assists drought affected farmers improve long-term financial management

23 May 2019

Families from 30 farm businesses have been upskilled on finance and business to help them better prepare, manage and recover from drought in a new program funded by the State Government and run by Rural Business Support (RBS).

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Fruit fly outbreak declared at Lindsay Point, Victoria

22 May 2019

An outbreak of Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly) was declared on Tuesday 21 May at Lindsay Point in Victoria, after a detection of a gravid female.

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Modern Biosecurity Act to strengthen pest and disease defence

20 May 2019

The State Government has taken the first step in its plan to develop a modern 21st century Biosecurity Act for South Australia with consultation underway with key industry stakeholders.

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Pipi poachers pinched at Geltwood Beach

16 May 2019

Two men have been fined $890 for exceeding their Pipi bag and vehicle possession limits at Canunda National Park, near Millicent.

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Feral deer management meeting

16 May 2019

Upper South East landholders concerned over feral deer in the region met in Kingston this week to discuss the issue and new requirements involving the management of the pest.

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Ceduna fruit fly quarantine restrictions lifted

14 May 2019

Quarantine restrictions in the Ceduna Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) outbreak area have been lifted following a successful eradication program.

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