The Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA) is a key economic development agency in the Government of South Australia, with responsibility for the prosperity of the state's primary industries and regions.

South Australia's primary industries and agribusiness generated revenue of $17.3 billion in 2021–22 with total direct employment in primary industries and associated processing at 71,000 (full-time equivalent). In the same period, these industries accounted for 51% of the state's merchandise exports.

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