Media Releases

$10 million for sterile insect fruit fly technology

South Australia’s role at the forefront of Australian research into the sterile insect technology for Queensland fruit fly has been strengthened through a new $10 million funding agreement.

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No flies on you as quarantine station upgrade complete

A $2 million upgrade of the Yamba Quarantine Station has been completed as the Marshall Liberal Government continues to invest in protecting South Australia from the devastation of fruit fly.

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Inaugural graduation from Aboriginal fisheries training program

The first four recruits to participate in the State Government's inaugural Aboriginal Fisheries Officer Career Pathways Program graduated this week, to officially become Fisheries Officers.

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Helping grow SA's regional population

South Australian regions wanting to grow their populations, and fill local workplace shortages through migration, will now have access to a step-by-step toolkit on regional settlement.

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Bring fruit into SA this winter and get a frosty reception

Visitors to South Australia over the winter school holidays are reminded to leave fruit and vegetables at home to avoid a frosty reception at the state’s borders.

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Unlocking new economic activity in our regions

The Marshall Liberal Government is inviting applications for the second $5 million competitive funding round of the Regional Growth Fund, which opens today.

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POMS-resistant oysters given new lease of life

The fight against the devastating Pacific Oyster Mortality Syndrome (POMS) virus has been given a shot in the arm with $750,000 research funding secured for three more years to develop oysters resistant to the disease.

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Sowing the seeds of success for the future of grains

For the first time South Australia’s grain industry will have a whole-of-industry focused strategic plan to drive further growth and value in the state’s largest agriculture sector.

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Weapon against fruit fly unleashed at Lindsay Point

The Marshall Liberal Government has ramped up the fight against a Queensland fruit fly outbreak at Lindsay Point in Victoria with the release of millions of sterile flies this week.

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May rainfall kick starts new season crops

A vast majority of South Australian farmers started sowing their crops for the 2019–20 season in April with welcome rainfall providing a kick-start ahead of a forecast dry season, according to the latest Crop and Pasture Report.

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