Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone is calling on regional communities to put forward a South Australian Agricultural Town of the Year before nominations close this Friday.
The Hon. T.J. WHETSTONE (Chaffey—Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development): I rise today to support this motion, and I cannot emphasise how important this motion is not only to this state but to the machinations of the Murray-Darling Basin. Let's take a little step back in history.
Four finalists have been announced for the 2019 South Australian AgriFutures Rural Women’s Award, recognising their leadership qualities and commitment to regional South Australian industries, business and communities.
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.