Key Topics

Latest news

  • Victoria’s Lindsay Point fruit fly outbreak lifted

    22 January

    The Riverland Pest Free Area is once again confirmed fruit fly free with the successful eradication of Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) from Lindsay Point in Victoria.
    Read more about Victoria’s Lindsay Point fruit fly outbreak lifted
  • Blair Athol fruit fly outbreak area extended

    18 January

    Residents in the Blair Athol fruit fly outbreak area are reminded to check their home grown fruit for maggots, following further detections of Mediterranean fruit fly larvae in apricots within the area.
    Read more about Blair Athol fruit fly outbreak area extended
  • Ballot closing for recreational snapper fishing in south east

    18 January

    If you want to be one of 606 recreational fishers to be able catch a snapper in South Australia's south east waters this season time is running out for you to be involved in the tag ballot, with applications closing this Sunday.
    Read more about Ballot closing for recreational snapper fishing in south east
  • Livestock losses on Kangaroo Island continue to rise

    17 January

    As Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) start to complete their initial assessments on Kangaroo Island more than 43,000 livestock registered with the department have been lost in the bushfires on Kangaroo Island.
    Read more about Livestock losses on Kangaroo Island continue to rise
  • Keeping count of snapper stocks

    13 January

    The count is on for our snapper stocks with a spawning biomass survey starting today in Gulf St Vincent after a similar successful trip in December in Spencer Gulf.
    Read more about Keeping count of snapper stocks
  • Livestock losses on Kangaroo Island

    12 January

    As of Sunday 12 January, more than 32,000 stock have been lost in the bushfires on Kangaroo Island, however this may rise as reports of livestock losses are provided to Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA).
    Read more about Livestock losses on Kangaroo Island
  • Livestock losses from Kangaroo Island fires

    7 January

    While assessment teams from Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) continue to work with producers affected by the devastating Ravine fire on Kangaroo Island, it is estimated the stock losses will be in the tens of thousands.
    Read more about Livestock losses from Kangaroo Island fires
  • Ballot for recreational snapper fishing in south east waters

    6 January

    Recreational fishers hoping to snag a South Australian snapper in south east waters from 1 February must go in a ballot for tags as part of a trial designed to protect the state's snapper stock.
    Read more about Ballot for recreational snapper fishing in south east waters
  • Bushfire agricultural impacts continue to rise

    3 January

    The impact of agricultural losses as a result of the recent and ongoing bushfire activity across the state continues to rise.
    Read more about Bushfire agricultural impacts continue to rise
  • Don’t get crabby – stick to the fishing limits

    27 December

    A fisher has been caught with nearly four times the daily catch limit for crabs and could face fines of up to $20,000 – a timely reminder to follow recreational fishing limits this holiday season.
    Read more about Don’t get crabby – stick to the fishing limits
View all Primary Industries News
Top of Page