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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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Support sought from WA for hay to drought-affected farmers

10 May 2019

As a measure to provide additional fodder options for drought-affected livestock farmers, the State Government is seeking an urgent investigation by the Western Australian Government to certify the green snail pest is not prevalent in the northern wh…

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Sterile fruit fly production boosted with new irradiator at Port Augusta

10 May 2019

The sterilisation rate of fruit flies has been boosted at the Port Augusta-based national facility with the installation of an additional X-ray irradiator at the site.

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BDO to conduct independent audit of OneFortyOne

10 May 2019

The State Government has appointed BDO Advisory (SA) Pty Ltd to undertake an independent audit on the Plantation Lease Agreement with OneFortyOne Plantations Pty Ltd.

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Biosecurity at the forefront through 'Clean Your Farm' project

7 May 2019

Horticultural growers in the Northern Adelaide Plains are being encouraged to strengthen their on-farm biosecurity arrangements through a new jointly funded State Government and horticulture industry initiative.

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One Biosecurity on the road

30 April 2019

Heard about One Biosecurity but not sure how to sign up? PIRSA Animal Health staff will be visiting the Barossa and Mount Lofty Ranges next week to assist producers to connect with One Biosecurity.

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Fruit flies eradicated as Loxton quarantine lifted

30 April 2019

Quarantine restrictions for a Queensland fruit fly outbreak in Loxton have today been lifted thanks to a successful eradication program delivered collaboratively by the State Government, industry and the community.

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By George, Whiting back on the menu

18 April 2019

The State Government will re-open areas for King George Whiting fishing this year after reviewing the latest science and listening to the views of South Australian commercial and recreational fishers.

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