Current Alerts

Exotic Plant Pest: Tomato Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip

Biosecurity SA has implemented a new Condition 17 of the Plant Quarantine Standard South Australia, imposing restrictions and prohibitions on hosts in the solanaceae and convolvulaceae families. This directly effects well-known products like potatoes…

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News

Inaugural calendar celebrates fishing and aquaculture in our great state

8 December 2017

The people and faces that make up the state’s fishing and aquaculture industry, along with the pinnacle of SA’s seafood events, will be featured in a 2018 Fisheries and Aquaculture Calendar.

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Snapper season open but key protection sites to remain closed

6 December 2017

The annual state-wide Snapper fishing closure comes to an end at midday on Friday 15 December, however five key spawning sites will continue to remain closed to all Snapper fishing activity until the end of January 2018.

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Summer awareness for animal health

6 December 2017

Warmer temperatures and recent heavy rain events have prompted PIRSA Biosecurity SA to remind livestock producers to review disease management procedures on their properties.

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Help protect Kangaroo Island's premium produce

6 December 2017

As Qantas introduces direct flights to Kangaroo Island, PIRSA Biosecurity SA is reminding travellers not to bring certain items onto the island to protect its clean, green environment.

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New public computers for three regional PIRSA offices

6 December 2017

Touch-screen public computers are now available in the Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) offices at Kingscote, Mt Gambier and Port Lincoln, providing a welcome boost to regional customer services.

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New 'one stop shop' for cactus control

4 December 2017

Management of prickly invasive cacti has received a boost with a new comprehensive manual now available in South Australia.

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Spotlight on South Australia's women in forestry

4 December 2017

The important role women play in agribusiness is being highlighted once again with four women from South Australia’s forestry industry profiled to help champion female participation and leadership in the sector.

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National Carp Control Plan info sessions

30 November 2017

The community is invited to attend FREE information session on the National Carp Control Plan (NCCP) with the opportunity to hear first-hand from the NCCP team, and contribute their thoughts on the carp problem in their regions.…

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Man jailed for trafficking Abalone

27 November 2017

An operation by Primary Industries and Regions South Australia (PIRSA) with the support of the South Australia Police (SAPOL) has resulted a Mount Gambier man being jailed for Abalone trafficking.

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Be aware of theileriosis symptoms in your cattle

23 November 2017

PIRSA is advising cattle producers to be alert to any signs of theileriosis, a tick-borne disease which may cause anaemia, weakness and death in animals under stress.

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Media Contacts

Kate Husband - Communications Manager, Primary Industries
Email: Kate.Husband@sa.gov.au
Phone: 0423 296 579

Celia Brissenden - Communications Manager, Regional Development
Email: celia.brissenden@sa.gov.au

Agriculture, Food and Wine and SARDI
Email: pirsa.media@sa.gov.au
Phone: 0455 091 908


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