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Unlocking new economic activity in our regions

1 July 2019

The State Government is inviting applications for the second $5 million competitive funding round of the Regional Growth Fund, which opens today.

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Funding to explore secure water source for Clare Valley

24 June 2019

The State Government will investigate whether an expansion of the Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme (NAIS) to the Clare Valley would meet the growing water needs of the regions winegrape growers.

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State Government backs wine business growth

21 June 2019

The State Government is supporting South Australian wine businesses to grow through a $150,000 program announced in the Riverland today.

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New round of Black Spot funding opens

24 May 2019

Rural mobile phone coverage is set for a boost with the State Government working with regional communities to deliver the latest round of Mobile Black Spot Program funding.

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Regional Development Strategy to shape the future of SA’s regions

23 May 2019

The State Government has today reinforced its commitment to regional South Australia with the opening of consultation on the formation of a state-wide Regional Development Strategy.

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$500,000 boost for Bordertown

22 February 2019

South East businesses will benefit from an improved freight handling, transhipping and loading facility at Bordertown thanks to a grant from the State Government.

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$400,000 to support apple, pear and cherry growers zap energy costs

13 February 2019

More than 20 South Australian apple, pear and cherry growers are set to benefit from a $400,000 State Government grant for new infrastructure aimed at reducing on-farm energy costs.

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Nominations closing soon for SA Agricultural Town of the Year award

13 February 2019

Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone is calling on regional communities to put forward a South Australian Agricultural Town of the Year before nominations close this Friday.

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Finalists announced for SA Rural Women's Award

12 February 2019

Four finalists have been announced for the 2019 South Australian AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award, recognising their leadership qualities and commitment to regional South Australian industries, business and communities.

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Multi-million dollar wine tourism campaign launched for SA regions

6 February 2019

The State Government has launched more than $3 million of wine tourism campaigns designed to attract international visitors to the state’s famous wine regions.

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