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AgTech Strategic Plan triggers $2.4 million investment

22 October 2020

New regional AgTech demonstration farms and start-up hubs are part of a $2.4 million Marshall Liberal Government investment to encourage South Australia's primary producers to further adopt technology to increase productivity and profitability.…

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Wild dog bounty scheme reaches double century

22 October 2020

A wild dog bounty scheme aimed at assisting drought-affected pastoralists is having the desired impact reaching the milestone of 200 wild dogs killed.

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Seafood Advisory Forum members on the hook

21 October 2020

The members of an expert team established by the Marshall Liberal Government to develop a 10 year growth plan across the South Australian seafood sector have been announced today.

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Catch and release fishing to be allowed at Port Pirie

16 October 2020

Catch and release fishing will be allowed in the waters off Port Pirie during the temporary, precautionary fishing ban, with testing for heavy metals set to start this month.

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Drop a line to celebrate National Gone Fishing Day

15 October 2020

South Australians are being encouraged to get out and take advantage of the great recreational fishing opportunities across the state this Sunday (18 October) to celebrate National Gone Fishing Day.

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Plans for a new, improved Biosecurity Act open for consultation

14 October 2020

The Marshall Liberal Government's plans for a modern, simpler, and more effective new Biosecurity Act have been released for public consultation today.

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SA's premium wine destinations highlighted in awards

12 October 2020

Nineteen wineries from across South Australia's premium wine destinations have today been announced as finalists in the South Australian Best of Wine Tourism Awards.

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New line-up for Recreational Fishing Advisory Council

12 October 2020

Six new members and an independent chair have been appointed to the Minister's Recreational Fishing Advisory Council to help deliver better recreational fishing opportunities across South Australia.

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Vote now to shortlist your 2020 Ag Town of the Year

6 October 2020

Seventy towns across South Australia have been nominated for the 2020 Ag Town of the Year award with public voting for the finalists now open.

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On the trail of premium spirits in South Australia

6 October 2020

Regional tourism will get a boost with the launch of a new Distillery Trail highlighting locations and offerings from South Australia's award winning and burgeoning spirits industry.

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