Media Releases

$130,000 for citrus industry to bolster biosecurity

The Marshall Liberal Government has teamed up with South Australia’s citrus growers to fight the war on fruit fly.

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Growth focus for new Pastoral Board

An experienced and diverse membership has been appointed to administer the Pastoral Land Management and Conservation Act 1989.

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SA sheep producers begin Dog Fence rebuild contribution

South Australian sheep producers have begun contributing directly to the rebuild of the $25 million Dog Fence with a 12 cent increase in the South Australian Sheep Industry Fund going directly towards the project.

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Tenders open for $25 million Dog Fence rebuild

Businesses are being sought to participate in the $25 million rebuild of the South Australian Dog Fence with tender documents revealing the extent of the project, requiring up to 71,000 timber posts, 127,500 steel droppers and more than 7,000 kilometres of wire.

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State Government to work with Riverland growers after devastating hailstorm

The South Australian Government will immediately work with Riverland growers impacted by yesterday’s hailstorm event to assess the damage to crops.

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State Government willing to back GM Select Committee recommendations

The Marshall Liberal Government will support all the recommendations adopted by the Parliamentary Select Committee into the cultivation of Genetically Modified (GM) crops if the moratorium is lifted on mainland South Australia.

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New Mid North weather stations to avoid the drift

Cereal and grain producers in the Mid North will have a new tool at their disposal this summer to assist with their summer weed control programs and help avoid spray drift.

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Research farms to have an AgTech future

Two AgTech demonstration farms will be established in the South East heralding a new future for State Government-owned research centres.

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New measures to protect iconic Snapper in place

New measures to protect South Australia’s iconic Snapper fishery for the future are now in place.

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Tougher penalties for farm trespassers

The Marshall Liberal Government will get tougher on those trespassing on agricultural land in new legislation which will be introduced to State Parliament today.

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