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Loxton Fruit Fly community meeting

Friday 14 December 2018

Residents and producers within the 1.5km outbreak area will have an opportunity to receive the latest updates on the fruit fly eradication response around Loxton at a community meeting.


The meeting at 6pm on Wednesday, 19 December at the Loxton Research Centre will feature PIRSA staff involved in the response operations to provide updates on activities and to answer questions from people impacted within the outbreak area.

Since operations commenced last weekend, PIRSA has been issuing information about the outbreak and associated quarantine restrictions and liaising with affected growers and industry.

This meeting provides a further opportunity for the community and PIRSA officers to come together to share information and provide further advice on the efforts required to eliminate fruit fly from the area.

Light refreshments will be provided. Bookings are essential.

For further information visit www.pir.sa.gov.au or contact the Loxton Research Centre on 8595 9100 during business hours.

WHERE: Loxton Research Centre – Bookpurnong Road, Loxton
WHEN: Wednesday, 19 December 6-7pm

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