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Mobile coverage boost for Mt Gambier saleyards

27 May 2020

Digital connection at the South East will receive a boost with a $688,700 partnership to tackle a major mobile phone black spot affecting the Glenburnie rural community.

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$25m Dog Fence rebuild to unleash SA’s Ag potential

26 May 2020

Work begins today on the $25 million rebuild of the South Australian Dog Fence, one of the State’s biggest infrastructure projects and a critical boost for farmers battling the scourge of feral animals.

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American Foulbrood detected on Kangaroo Island

26 May 2020

Beekeepers are being asked to remain vigilant following a single detection of American Foulbrood (AFB) in hives on Kangaroo Island.

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Invasive Asian Paddle Crab found in Port River

26 May 2020

All fishers, along with other boat and water users, are being urged to keep an eye out and report any suspicious aquatic pests while fishing or out in the water after an Asian Paddle Crab was found in the Port River last month.

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Mobile coverage boost for Fleurieu Peninsula

26 May 2020

Digital connection at the Fleurieu Peninsula will receive a boost with an $800,000 partnership to tackle a mobile phone black spot affecting rural communities around Inman Valley and Back Valley.

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Historic fisheries reform gets underway

25 May 2020

The biggest ever reform of South Australia's commercial fishing industry is now under way with the Marine Scalefish Fishery (MSF) voluntary licence surrender program open for applications today.

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Zero tolerance and a conviction for fruit fly indiscretion

25 May 2020

An interstate traveller has learnt the hard way it doesn't pay to bring prohibited fruit into South Australia receiving a conviction and a fine after challenging their expiation notice for breaking the state's strict biosecurity laws.

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Mobile coverage boost for the Eyre Peninsula

22 May 2020

Digital connection in the Eyre Peninsula will receive a boost with an $850,000 partnership to tackle a mobile black spot affecting rural communities around Wudinna.

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Two more fruit fly outbreaks in metro Adelaide

19 May 2020

South Australia is under further pressure from fruit fly with two new outbreaks declared in metropolitan Adelaide at Pooraka and Campbelltown.

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GM crops Bill passes Parliament

14 May 2020

The Marshall Liberal Government's Legislation to lift the Genetically Modified (GM) moratorium and allow GM crops to be grown on mainland South Australia has passed Parliament.

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