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Free property checks at Cudlee Creek to identify high-risk weeds

21 September 2021

Bushfire affected landholders in the Cudlee Creek area are being offered a free weed check and advice by biosecurity experts from the Department of Primary Industries and Regions.

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Helping hand to get timber off Kangaroo Island

21 September 2021

South Australia’s housing construction industry will get a significant boost with tens of thousands of tonnes of structural timber from Kangaroo Island to be made available thanks to a transport subsidy jointly funded by the Morrison Coalition…

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South Australia’s fisheries on the world stage

21 September 2021

Adelaide will virtually host more than 1,100 delegates from over 60 countries at the World Fisheries Congress 2021 which starts today.

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Planning new water infrastructure for South Australia

20 September 2021

The Australian Government is funding business cases for two water infrastructure projects that could deliver farmers and agricultural producers in South Australia the quality, reliable water they need to grow their business and prosper.…

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Kapunda, Orroroo, Booleroo Centre, Mypolonga and Kimba vie for Ag Town title

17 September 2021

After more than 3,000 public votes, five towns across the Mid North, Murray Mallee and Eyre Peninsula have been selected as finalists for the 2021 Agricultural Town of the Year award.

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Adelaide designer chosen as the 2021 wine media cadet

16 September 2021

Adelaide designer Amanda Eve has been chosen as the 2021 Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) wine media cadet from an outstanding field of applicants.

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New children’s fruit fly booklet buzzes into schools

15 September 2021

Young South Australians will learn more about fruit fly at school with the launch of a new children’s booklet to further raise awareness about the devastating pest and help support eradication efforts.

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Rock lobster fishery to open early again this year

15 September 2021

The southern zone commercial rock lobster season will once again open two weeks early to help fishers get product on shelf in time for this year’s mid-Autumn ‘Moon Cake’  festival and China National Day celebrations, so en…

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Fishing restrictions at Port Pirie extended

14 September 2021

Precautionary fishing restrictions in waters immediately adjacent to Port Pirie have been extended for a further 12 months.

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Fox Bounty collection points announced

9 September 2021

A series of collection points for the recently announced fox bounty in South Australia have been announced by the Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA).

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