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  • Weapon against fruit fly unleashed at Lindsay Point

    14 June

    The State Government has ramped up the fight against a Queensland fruit fly outbreak at Lindsay Point in Victoria with the release of millions of sterile flies this week.
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  • Golden wheat field closeup

    May rainfall kick starts new season crops

    13 June

    A vast majority of South Australian farmers started sowing their crops for the 2019–20 season in April with welcome rainfall providing a kick-start ahead of a forecast dry season, according to the latest Crop and Pasture Report.
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  • Wild kangaroo

    State Government to get the hop on kangaroos

    7 June

    The State Government is delivering measures to help tackle kangaroo overabundance across South Australia, including a pilot program to increase commercial kangaroo harvesting, as well a proposed expansion of the harvest zone.
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  • Put your best glass forward for the Best of Wine Tourism Awards

    7 June

    South Australian wineries and wine-related businesses are being urged to enter the South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards for the chance to be thrust into the international spotlight.
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  • Removing the baa-riers on sheep entry

    5 June

    The State Government will make it easier for South Australian farmers to purchase sheep from across the border in an effort to fast track rebuilding the state’s flock after drought.
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  • Quarantine inspector walking towards a truck that has pulled into the Yamba quarantine station for an inspection.

    $1.5 million upgrade to Yamba Quarantine Station

    4 June

    Major infrastructure upgrades at Yamba Quarantine Station are underway with the State Government committing $1.5 million to further protect the Riverland from the threat of fruit fly.
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  • Rock lobster

    Rock Lobster season closure to begin

    24 May

    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

    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

    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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  • Aerial view of the sun setting over Monash in South Australia

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

    23 May

    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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