Ministerial media releases

For the latest news from the Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development visit the Premier's website.

Ministerial media releases


Current alerts

There are currently no alerts.

News

Blue swimmer crab poacher nipped

4 October 2019

A rogue fisherman has been caught earlier this week with nearly eight times the daily bag limit of blue swimmer crabs.

Read more on Blue swimmer crab poacher nipped

Emergency water infrastructure rebate scheme extended

4 October 2019

Horticultural farmers with permanent plantings in South Australia can now access up to $25,000 in rebates for on-farm water infrastructure thanks to a new agreement reached between the Marshall Liberal and Morrison Coalition governments.

Read more on Emergency water infrastructure rebate scheme extended

Commercial Marine Scalefish reform consultation

4 October 2019

Long-term sustainable fish stocks and profitable businesses are the focus of a Commercial Marine Scalefish Fishery reform consultation paper which is open for industry feedback for another week.

Read more on Commercial Marine Scalefish reform consultation

Lack of rainfall hits crop growth forecast

3 October 2019

A report released today shows South Australia’s grain harvest for 2019–20 is estimated at 6.2 million tonnes as a result of ongoing dry conditions.

Read more on Lack of rainfall hits crop growth forecast

Apply now for the 2020 Rural Women’s Award

1 October 2019

Emerging female leaders passionate about making change in regional South Australia are being encouraged to apply for the 2020 AgriFutures Rural Women’s Awards with nominations closing at the end of October.

Read more on Apply now for the 2020 Rural Women’s Award

Southern Zone Recreational Rock Lobster season opens

1 October 2019

The Southern Zone Rock Lobster season opens today, with recreational fishers now able to enjoy lowering their pots in the area for the season.

Read more on Southern Zone Recreational Rock Lobster season opens

S.O.S. – Saving Our Snapper

27 September 2019

A statewide snapper fishing ban will commence on 1 November 2019 as part of the State Government’s plan to rebuild South Australia’s decimated snapper stocks.

Read more on S.O.S. – Saving Our Snapper

Longer leases delivered for the aquaculture sector

26 September 2019

South Australia’s aquaculture sector is set to benefit from extensions to aquaculture lease terms following the passage of changes to the Aquaculture Act 2001 through parliament last night.

Read more on Longer leases delivered for the aquaculture sector

Almondco Australia cracks $28.5 million expansion

23 September 2019

Major South Australian nut producer Almondco will expand its Renmark processing facility creating 50 new jobs, thanks to a $28.55 million Marshall Liberal Government loan.

Read more on Almondco Australia cracks $28.5 million expansion

Best of Wine Tourism Awards winners crowned

20 September 2019

Seven South Australian wineries from the Barossa Valley, Langhorne Creek, Adelaide Hills and McLaren Vale have today been named winners in the South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards during a presentation at the National Wine Centre.

Read more on Best of Wine Tourism Awards winners crowned

Upcoming events

M T W T F S S
            1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
         

Media contacts

If you are a member of the media with an enquiry about Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) please contact:

pirsa.media@sa.gov.au


Subscription centre

Please visit the subscription centre to subscribe to PIRSA newsletters.

Top of page