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Goolwa wharf project a launch pad to recovery

5 June 2020

Goolwa is set to benefit from a $7.5m revitalisation of its historic wharf precinct with the State Government contributing $1.25m towards the project.

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Do your bit to protect SA from fruit fly this long weekend

5 June 2020

As South Australians head out into the regions this long weekend, travellers are being reminded to play their part in the battle against fruit fly and leave their fruit and vegetables at home

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Coonawarra expands digital presence to bring visitors closer

2 June 2020

Booking a unique wine experience in Coonawarra will soon be one click away, thanks to a $60,000 grant from the Marshall Liberal Government to boost the region’s online presence.

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Mobile coverage win for the Limestone Coast

29 May 2020

Digital connection at the South East will receive a boost with a $891,700 partnership to tackle a mobile phone black spot affecting Keilira’s rural community.

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Recreational fisher fined for taking Snapper

28 May 2020

An Adelaide fisher off Glenelg has been fined $485 for taking snapper.

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Strengthening South Australia’s forest industry

27 May 2020

Ways to supercharge the growth of South Australia's $2.3 billion forest and wood products sector are now being considered by the State Government after receiving an industry report.

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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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