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Joint research partnership set to grow primary industries in South Australia

16 August 2019

The Marshall Liberal Government and University of Adelaide have today officially launched a significant partnership to attract greater investment into South Australia and deliver greater economic benefits to the state’s primary industries secto…

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Poachers fined $4,500 for Southern Calamari bag limit offence

14 August 2019

A man and a woman have been fined $4,500 for exceeding the bag limit of Southern Calamari on the Yorke Peninsula.

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Twenty-two wineries named finalists in South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards

13 August 2019

Twenty-two South Australian wineries across six wine regions have today been announced as finalists in the South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards hoping to be crowned at the Great Wine Capitals Best of Wine Tourism Awards next month.

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Swift action required to fix decimated snapper stocks

8 August 2019

The Marshall Liberal Government is seeking public input on scenarios to rebuild South Australia’s decimated snapper populations, including a proposal to close the entire state to snapper fishing until 2023.

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Study finds demand for artisan meat processing on KI

6 August 2019

A small-scale permanent meat processing facility on Kangaroo Island would be viable and has significant community support, according to an independent feasibility study released this week.

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Help build your community through the Regional Growth Fund

6 August 2019

It’s the last chance for regional communities to apply for the Marshall Liberal Government’s latest round of the Regional Growth Fund with applications closing on Friday.

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Review to guide growth on South Australias pastoral lands

1 August 2019

The Marshall Liberal Government has today officially launched a review of South Australia's Pastoral Act seeking feedback on how we can create greater productivity from the 410,000 square kilometres of pastoral rangelands.

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Reins to be handed over for livestock industry funds

1 August 2019

Creating more opportunities for co-investment and building greater accountability are just two key drivers behind the transition to a new model for delivery of the sheep and cattle industry funds.

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Calicivirus release to have feral rabbits on the hop

1 August 2019

Pest rabbits causing $30 million in damage annually to South Australian agricultural production will be targeted as part of an upcoming release of the calicivirus RHDV1 K5.

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Motorists' $300,000 school holiday sting

31 July 2019

The Marshall Liberal Government’s zero tolerance approach at the Yamba Quarantine Station has netted 831 fines totalling $311,625 during the South Australian and Victorian school holidays.

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