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First bite at new Australian apricot varieties to provide welcome boost to industry

The State Government has officially unveiled 17 new and improved varieties of apricots specifically bred to maximise returns to growers, today at the Riverland Field Days.

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Chaffey Electorate Events

Chaffey Electorate
The Hon. T.J. WHETSTONE (Chaffey—Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development) (15:44): I have great pride in rising to talk about some great local events in Chaffey that I have recently attended.

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State Government launches summer fruit fly assault

The Marshall Liberal Government will operate additional random roadblocks into the Riverland and appoint a dedicated coordinator as part of a suite of measures to ramp up protection against fruit fly for the coming summer. 

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Fruit fly defences bolstered as quarantine station opens

A key quarantine station protecting South Australia from interstate pest pressure including fruit fly has opened in the mid north.

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Marshall Government’s first State Budget delivers for Chaffey

The Chaffey Electorate has emerged a big winner of the Marshall Liberal Government’s first State Budget, delivering on key election promises and providing household and business financial relief.

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Have your say about a new recreational fishing advisory council in SA

South Australia’s recreational fishers would be able to directly elect representatives onto a new recreational fishing advisory body which the government is now seeking public comment on.

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Mandatory mediation in place to help SA farmers

South Australian farmers will have greater financial protection and security to grow the state’s economy with legislation to require mandatory farm debt mediation now enshrined in law.

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Loxton forum celebrates River Murray grant outcomes

River Murray irrigators, regional businesses and community members will come together today at Loxton to celebrate the outcomes and projects generated by the $265 million South Australian River Murray Sustainability Program.

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Wine science expert named 2018 Wine Media Cadet

A new voice will soon be helping share South Australia’s story as a Great Wine Capital of the World, following the appointment of the 2018 Wine Communicators of Australia (WCA) Wine Media Cadet.

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SA scientists continue to help protect oyster industry

South Australian scientists will continue to lead the nation’s effort to safeguard valuable oyster industries from the threat of disease, after extra funding has been made available.

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