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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Goolwa Beach closed to recreational Pipi fishing

Effective 5 May 2017.PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture has closed Goolwa Beach to recreational fishing for Pipi (Goolwa Cockle) due to high levels E.coli found within locally sourced Pipis.Go to the Pipi closure page for more information.…

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News

Red-whiskered bulbul amnesty ends this month

18 May 2017

Bird owners are reminded that the current statewide amnesty on captive red-whiskered bulbuls (Pycnonotus jocosus) finishes at the end of the month.

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Have your say on $50,000 funding for Port Pirie, Yorke and Mid North

16 May 2017

Voting is now open for the Fund My Idea program to provide $50,000 for community projects following the recent Country Cabinet meeting in Port Pirie, Yorke Peninsula and the Mid North.

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More than 2,000 delegates come to Adelaide for Hort Connections

16 May 2017

More than 2,000 Australian horticulture industry delegates are in Adelaide this week for the biggest horticulture event in Australia, Hort Connections 2017.

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New Mannum District Hospital helipad a lifesaver for the community

12 May 2017

Regional Development Minister Geoff Brock is today opening a new helipad at the Mannum District Hospital.

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New nutcracker arrives at Swan Reach

12 May 2017

The new Costa Brothers Hullers and Shellers almond cracking facility has officially opened in Swan Reach today, with the facility boasting new water management and recycling capabilities.

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Regional Summit to spark conversation on the changing nature of work

9 May 2017

Innovators and regional leaders will come together in Clare later this month to explore the changing nature of the regional workforce at the third annual Regional Summit.

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Goolwa beach closed to Pipi fishing

5 May 2017

Goolwa Beach is closed to recreational Pipi fishing from today (Friday 5 May 2017), effective immediately, as a precaution following the detection of E. coli levels above what is considered safe for human consumption on Goolwa Beach.

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South Australian company awarded $550 000 project for state’s first trial native oyster reef

2 May 2017

Port Adelaide based Maritime Constructions has been awarded $550 000 to build South Australia’s first trial shellfish reef.

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Phylloxera-free focus protects SA vines during Vintage 2017

1 May 2017

As the 2017 vintage draws to a close, South Australian growers, wineries and transport companies are to be congratulated for maintaining vigilance in the face of the threat of phylloxera.

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King George Whiting spawning closure starts 1 May

28 April 2017

The King George Whiting spawning spatial closure commences on Monday, 1 May to further protect the species during part of its critical breeding period.

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