Media Releases

Putting the future of Chaffey in your hands

Member for Chaffey Tim Whetstone is inviting Riverland and Mallee residents to get behind a Community Survey for the chance to win a $250 voucher.

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$10m investment to boost Riverland

The Riverland will benefit from nearly $70 million of investment in regional South Australia which will be unlocked, creating more than 1,000 jobs, thanks to $12 million from the Marshall Liberal Government’s Regional Growth Fund.

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World-leading AgTech innovation lands in Loxton

AgTech innovation in regional South Australia will get a significant boost with the Marshall Liberal Government today launching a world-class business hub and demonstration farm in the Riverland.

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The lure of commercial fishing reform

More than 30 commercial fishers have already applied to voluntarily surrender their licence under the Marshall Liberal Government’s historic $24 million reform of the South Australian Marine Scalefish Fishery.

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$15 million Regional Growth Fund to stimulate economy

A special $15 million stimulus round of the Regional Growth Fund has been brought forward by the Marshall Liberal Government to help fast track the recovery of regional economies after COVID-19 restrictions.

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

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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Historic fisheries reform gets underway

The biggest ever reform of South Australia’s commercial fishing industry is now under way with the Marine Scalefish Fishery (MSF) voluntary licence surrender program open for applications today.

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Seasonal jobs are ripe for the picking

More than 1,000 people a day are visiting the Marshall Liberal Government’s new jobs website targeting unemployed South Australians to get involved in seasonal work in agriculture, such as fruit picking or grape harvesting.

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Zero tolerance and a conviction for fruit fly indiscretion

An interstate traveller has learnt the hard way it doesn’t pay to bring prohibited fruit into South Australia receiving a conviction and a fine after challenging their expiation notice for breaking the state’s strict biosecurity laws.

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Two more fruit fly outbreaks in metro Adelaide

South Australia is under further pressure from fruit fly with two new outbreaks declared in metropolitan Adelaide at Pooraka and Campbelltown.

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