Media Releases

Candidates announced for new recreational fishing body

There will be 42 individual candidates up for election to the new Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council, revealed today by the State Government.

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War declared on Loxton outbreak with sterile fly release

The State Government has declared war on the Loxton Queensland fruit fly outbreak with the release of millions of sterile flies beginning this week in a major assault to get rid of the pest.

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Nominations closing soon for SA Agricultural Town of the Year award

Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone is calling on regional communities to put forward a South Australian Agricultural Town of the Year before nominations close this Friday.

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$400,000 to support apple, pear and cherry growers zap energy costs

More than 20 South Australian apple, pear and cherry growers are set to benefit from a $400,000 State Government grant for new infrastructure aimed at reducing on-farm energy costs

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Finalists annouced for SA Rural Women's Award

Four finalists have been announced for the 2019 South Australian AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award, recognising their leadership qualities and commitment to regional South Australian industries, business and communities.

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Helping SA's farm water go the distance

The Federal Coalition and South Australian Governments are delivering $5 million in Federal rebates for drought affected livestock farmers who invest in on-farm water infrastructure.

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Marshall Liberal Government delivers transparency to seafood sector

The Marshall Liberal Government has delivered on another election commitment to the seafood sector as it releases the KPMG report into PIRSA’s cost recovery of fisheries and aquaculture.

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Nominations closing for new recreational fishing advisory council

Recreational fishers have less than a week left to nominate for the new Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council.

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SA Oyster Industry on the road to Recovery

The South Australian oyster industry is a step closer to recovery - no longer needing government supplied juvenile oysters (spat) - and able to rely solely on spat produced by four commercial Eyre Peninsula suppliers.

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South Australia's Food and Wine Revenue reaches record $20.3 Billion

South Australia’s food and wine industries have been acknowledged for their outstanding contribution to the state’s economy as revenue reaches record levels, according to the latest State Government 2017-18 Primary Industries Scorecard.

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