Media Releases

Critical Water Infrastructure Funding for EP Farmers

The Marshall Liberal Government will commit $500,000 to a new water infrastructure project on the Eyre Peninsula after the Premier and Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development visited drought-affected farmers last week.

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Holiday Fishers Reminded to Brush Up on Limits

Holidaymakers and keen recreational fishers are reminded to make themselves aware of fishing rules ahead of the Australia Day long weekend.

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State Government Waives $1.3m Lenswood Cold Stores Co-Operative Society Debt

The State Government has waived a $1.3 million debt by one of the state’s largest apple packing and storage facilities, Lenswood Cold Stores Co-Operative Society so it can continue to support Adelaide Hills apple and pear producers.

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First Appointments to Minister's Recreational Fishing Advisory Council

The Marshall Liberal Government is delivering on its election commitment to establish a Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council with the appointment of four members representing recreational fishing organisations.

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Zero Tolerance Against Fruit Fly at Yamba

The Marshall Liberal Government has stepped up its fight against fruit fly with a zero tolerance approach to come into effect at the Yamba Quarantine Station from today.

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FaB Mentor Program Branches Out to Hailstorm hit Fruit Growers

The State Government has appointed a dedicated Family and Business (FaB) Mentor to support Adelaide Hill’s growers impacted by the damaging hailstorms in November

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Border Sting Operation to Stop Fruit Fly

More than 230 drivers entering South Australia through Bordertown last weekend received fines for illegally bringing fruit into the state in a random roadblock operation undertaken by South Australian biosecurity officers.

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$1.8 Million Upgrade to Soil Testing Centre to Boost Agriculture in South Australia

Australia’s grains, horticulture and wine industries will benefit from a $1.8 million upgrade to the South Australian Research and Development Institute’s Molecular Diagnostic Centre (MDC), which conducts vital diagnostic soil testing to assist growers and researchers manage risks posed by soil and stubble borne diseases

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Proactive Campaign Against Oyster Virus Risk

Blowtorches and hammers are being used to destroy feral oysters in Adelaide’s Port River this December.

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Lions clubs and FaB mentors helping to deliver drought support this Christmas

The State Government’s Family and Business (FaB) Support mentors program has joined forces with the Australian Lions Foundation to deliver $100,000 worth of financial aid to drought-affected farmers and farming families just in time for Christmas.

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