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$7.5 million to beef up SA’s red meat industry

25 March 2019

The State Government will inject $7.5 million into South Australia’s red meat sector in a bid to grow productivity in the industry and further strengthen biosecurity.

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One Biosecurity on the road on the Eyre Peninsula

25 March 2019

Heard about One Biosecurity but not sure how to sign up?

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South Australia commits to national fruit fly approach

14 March 2019

The State Government has committed to the Commonwealth Government’s Intergovernmental Agreement on Fruit Fly Management and is now urging other states to follow.

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Watch out for highly invasive weeds

13 March 2019

Members of the public are being urged to report three weeds which have the potential to devastate agriculture and native ecosystems in South Australia.

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$25 million fix required for ageing Dog Fence

7 March 2019

The State Government has today released a report into the South Australian Dog Fence which outlines a return on investment of up to 48 per cent to replace sections that are more than 100 years old at a cost of $25 million.

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Don’t make SA mad in March – leave fruit fly at home

28 February 2019

Interstate travelers heading into South Australia during ‘Mad March’ are being reminded to leave fruit at home and do not put the state at risk of fruit fly devastation.

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Caring for animals during heat

27 February 2019

Animal owners are being reminded to take appropriate precautions to ensure they are properly cared as extreme temperatures are forecast to continue across the state for the rest of the week and into the weekend.

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Have your say on the management of declared animals in South Australia

25 February 2019

The State Government is seeking views on the revised ‘List of declared animals’ and a ‘New and emerging introduced animals policy’, aimed at helping to reduce the risk of introduced animals becoming established in South Austra…

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Pack lunch right and minimise the spread of fruit fly

20 February 2019

Parents living in the fruit fly outbreak area at Loxton in the Riverland are reminded to consider the contents of their children’s school lunch boxes to ensure they follow the relevant quarantine restrictions.

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War declared on Loxton outbreak with sterile fly release

15 February 2019

The State Government has declared war on the Loxton Queensland fruit fly outbreak with the release of millions of sterile flies beginning this week in a major assault to get rid of the pest.

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