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Fruit fly outbreak area declared in Ceduna

15 June 2018

Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) has swung into action to respond to an outbreak of Mediterranean fruit fly (Med-fly) in Ceduna, which was declared following the detections of Med-fly larvae in fruit on two properties.

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Brooklyn Park fruit fly quarantine lifted after successful eradication

24 May 2018

The Brooklyn Park fruit fly quarantine area will be lifted today following the successful eradication program for an outbreak of Queensland fruit fly in the area.

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Fruit fly outbreak declared in Thevenard on SA's west coast

16 May 2018

Biosecurity SA has declared an outbreak of Mediterranean fruit fly (Med-fly) in the township of Thevenard on the state's west coast, following the detection of fruit fly larvae in the area on 11 May 2018.

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Simulated exercise to keep the Riverland fruit fly free

3 May 2018

A simulated fruit fly outbreak exercise will be held in the Riverland today to ensure the local horticulture industry and government are ready to respond if such an event was to occur.

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Aerial assault begins on fruit fly in SA

3 April 2018

The first sterile fruit flies produced at the new National SIT Facility in Port Augusta have been released today over metropolitan Adelaide to help protect South Australia's $1.25 billion horticulture industry.

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Make sure fruit and vegetables don't 'hop' into the Riverland this Easter long weekend

28 March 2018

South Australians are being urged to remember to ‘Eat it, Bin it, or Declare it, if they are holidaying in the Riverland or travelling interstate this Easter long weekend.

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Fruit Fly outbreak declared in Brooklyn Park

15 February 2018

Biosecurity SA has declared an outbreak of Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly) in Brooklyn Park following a larval detection in the area, which was confirmed on Wednesday 14 February 2018.

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Fruit Fly outbreak declared in Kilburn

3 February 2018

Biosecurity SA has declared an outbreak of Mediterranean fruit fly (med-fly) in Kilburn following the detection of a single female fly in the area on Friday 2 February 2018, with a total of three single flies detected within the previous 14 days.…

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Fruit Fly Watch Weekend: Keep SA fruit fly free

25 January 2018

Whether travelling across the state or staying at home, South Australians are being asked to play their role in keeping South Australia fruit fly free this long weekend.

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Fruit Fly outbreak declared in Woodville Gardens

20 January 2018

Biosecurity SA has declared an outbreak of Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly) in Woodville Gardens following the detection of three male flies in the area on Friday 19 January 2018 and a total of five single flies within the previous 14 days.

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