Primary industries scorecard 2022–23
SA primary industries and agribusinesses continue to deliver solid growthFind out more
New Queensland fruit fly outbreaks – Bookpurnong B and New Residence B
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Funding and support
Learn about funding and support currently available from PIRSA, including funding now open to applications, plus business advice and mental health resources.
There are currently fruit fly outbreaks in the Riverland. Find out where the outbreaks are and understand the restrictions where you live, travel and work.
AgTech is the rapidly evolving tools and technologies that allow agribusiness to innovate, grow and adopt more efficient production practices. Learn more about this growing sector.
Climate change adaptation
PIRSA is collaborating across government and industry to help the state adapt, prepare, and respond to climate change.
AquacultureWe help grow South Australia's aquaculture industry while supporting aquatic animal health through surveillance, education and managing disease risks.
Commercial fishingGet information about rules and regulations, licenses and registration plus size limits and management of South Australian commercial fisheries and processors.
Food and beverageSouth Australia’s food and beverage industries are a vital part of the state’s economy and there are major opportunities for growth locally, nationally and overseas.
ForestryWe work with businesses and the community to promote the future of the forestry and wood products industry in South Australia, whilst seeking new opportunities for development.
Grains and cropsGrains produced in SA include wheat, barley, canola, lentils, oats, peas, beans, lupins and chickpeas. See how we support and assist this increasingly sustainable industry.
Grape and wineSouth Australia accounts for almost 80% of Australia’s premium wine production, produced from some of the oldest vines in the world. See how we support this globally renowned industry.
HorticultureSouth Australia is a major producer of premium horticulture, recognised for its excellence in environmentally clean, safe and advanced agricultural production. Learn more about this vital industry.
Livestock, wool and dairyGenerating billions for the economy, we support the livestock industry with services, advice and undertaking research and development to help increase trade and investment.
Cost recovery for SA's seafood sector
20 FebruaryThe State Government has released the Independent Cost Recovery Review Panel's reports into cost recovery for the State's commercial fisheries and aquaculture sectors.Read more about Cost recovery for SA's seafood sector
South Australia's $18.5 billion record breaking agribusiness growth
16 FebruarySouth Australia's primary industries and agribusinesses continue to set the pace and deliver solid growth despite ongoing domestic and international pressures.Read more about South Australia's $18.5 billion record breaking agribusiness growth
Queensland fruit fly outbreak summary 30 January to 12 February 2024
14 FebruaryNo new Queensland fruit fly outbreaks have been declared, and the total number of outbreaks since January remains 48. It is important to note 25 of these declared outbreaks have not had a detection in more than 12 weeks and some of these not for over…Read more about Queensland fruit fly outbreak summary 30 January to 12 February 2024
Strong result overall for South Australia's grain industry
12 FebruarySouth Australia's 2023–24 crop harvest has exceeded expectations with production estimated at 9.3 million tonnes and strong grain prices resulting in a farmgate value of about $3.6 billion.Read more about Strong result overall for South Australia's grain industry
Appointment of South Australian Chief Veterinary Officer
12 FebruaryDr Elise Spark has been appointed to the role of Chief Veterinary Officer for South Australia.Read more about Appointment of South Australian Chief Veterinary Officer
Finalists announced for AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award
9 FebruaryThe designer of luxury wedding gowns made from Merino wool, the mastermind behind a ground-breaking community-focused app and a devoted advocate for suicide prevention have been shortlisted as the 2024 AgriFutures Rural Women's Award South Australian…Read more about Finalists announced for AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award
Opportunity to see electrofishing in action and learn about this important research technique
8 FebruaryMembers of the community will have the opportunity to see electrofishing in action and learn first-hand about the method from scientists during a field demonstration at Loxton on Thursday 8 February.Read more about Opportunity to see electrofishing in action and learn about this important research technique
River Murray support packages helping the recovery effort
8 FebruaryJust over a year on from the peak of the River Murray floods – one of the most damaging natural disasters in South Australia's history – the benefits from a range of assistance packages continue to play an important role in the recovery e…Read more about River Murray support packages helping the recovery effort
SA's best wine, spirits and food take centre stage during Cellar Door Fest
2 FebruarySouth Australia's best wine, spirits and food will be showcased to thousands of festivalgoers in the heart of Adelaide this weekend (2 to 4 February) for Cellar Door Fest, the premier showcase of our state's food and drink.Read more about SA's best wine, spirits and food take centre stage during Cellar Door Fest
Queensland fruit fly outbreak summary 16–29 January 2024
31 JanuaryNo new Queensland fruit fly outbreaks have been declared, and the total number of outbreaks remains 48.Read more about Queensland fruit fly outbreak summary 16–29 January 2024