Media Releases

Hot potato! Adelaide to host 2023 World Potato Congress

Experienced researchers and industry experts from across the globe will converge on South Australia in 2023 after Adelaide won the rights to host the 2023 World Potato Congress.

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Keep watch for Asian Paddle Crab and report it

All fishers – commercial, recreation and charter – along with other boat and water users are being reminded to keep an eye out and report any suspicious aquatic pests including Asian Paddle Crab while fishing over the summer months.

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Fisher caught with seven times the legal limit for Razorfish

A rogue recreational fisherman has been caught with seven times the daily bag limit of Razorfish near Port Augusta.

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New apiary taskforce tackling pollination demand

A new Apiary Taskforce has been formed to drive further economic opportunities for the state’s bee industry, with a further 20,000 hives required to meet pollination demand in the South Australian almond industry.

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New MRI to Boost Riverland Patient Care

Riverland residents will benefit from a $4 million Marshall Liberal Government funding injection for a new MRI machine and surrounding capital works at the Riverland General Hospital.

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$32,600 fruit fly sting for Victorian drivers

One in five Victorian drivers pulled over at a Bordertown random roadblock in the lead up to the Labour Day long weekend were found concealing fruit and will be fined $375 each.

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New AgTech scholarship set to bear fruit

A new partnership between the State Government and the University of Adelaide to deliver an AgTech PhD scholarship is open for applications.

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Seven innovative wine start-ups announced for FOMENT

Seven highly innovative wine and tourism tech start-ups have been announced as part of the Marshall Liberal Government funded FOMENT program.

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Zero tolerance success as fruit flies stopped at SA border

Five pieces of larvae-infested fruit were successfully seized and stopped from entering the Riverland by Biosecurity SA inspectors in the first four months of the Marshall Liberal Government’s zero tolerance policy.

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Commercial Marine Scalefish reform consultation

Long-term sustainable fish stocks and profitable businesses are the focus of a Commercial Marine Scalefish Fishery reform consultation paper which is open for industry feedback for another week.

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