The South Australian oyster industry is a step closer to recovery - no longer needing government supplied juvenile oysters (spat) - and able to rely solely on spat produced by four commercial Eyre Peninsula suppliers.
South Australia’s food and wine industries have been acknowledged for their outstanding contribution to the state’s economy as revenue reaches record levels, according to the latest State Government 2017-18 Primary Industries Scorecard.
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.
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.
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.
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.