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 - Fishing

Thank a fisher SA

20 November 2017

Thank a fisher on World Fisheries Day/National Agriculture Day 21 November

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Statewide Snapper closure starts 1 November

27 October 2017

The annual Snapper fishing closure across South Australia will begin at midday on Wednesday 1 November 2017.

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Pipi Fishery opens to recreational fishers on 1 November

26 October 2017

Recreational fishers can once again enjoy collecting Pipi (Goolwa Cockles) from Wednesday 1 November.

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Northern Zone Rock Lobster season opens 1 November

25 October 2017

Recreational fishers are being reminded to ensure their 2017-18 pot registrations are up to date, with recreational Rock Lobster fishing activity set to recommence in the Northern Zone from midday on Wednesday 1 November.

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Avoid spreading Caulerpa

11 October 2017

Boat owners who sail in West Lakes, North Haven, Outer Harbor and the Port River-Barker Inlet system need to ensure their activities do not contribute to the spread of Caulerpa taxifolia (caulerpa).

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How to tackle fishing these school holidays

27 September 2017

Holiday makers and keen fishers are reminded to make themselves, and their families, aware of fishing rules and regulations ahead of the busy October long weekend and school holidays.

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Southern Zone Rock Lobster season opens 1 October

27 September 2017

Recreational fishers are being reminded to ensure their 2017-18 pot registrations are up to date, with recreational Rock Lobster fishing activity set to recommence in the Southern Zone from 6 am on Sunday 1 October.

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Fish processor caught out for dishonest reporting

12 September 2017

A Port Lincoln fish processor has been found guilty of purchasing illegally caught fish and deliberately falsifying records to conceal the transaction.

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Two men fined for illegal Rock Lobster fishing

1 September 2017

Two recreational fishers have been convicted of charges relating to illegal Rock Lobster fishing near Port MacDonnell.

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Crab fishers reminded of limits ahead of season start

1 September 2017

Recreational fishers are being reminded to familiarise themselves with the new size, bag and boat limits surrounding Blue Swimmer Crabs, as the crabbing season gets underway.

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