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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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‘Eat it or bin it’ if you’re travelling this Christmas

Visiting friends and family are being reminded to ‘Eat It or Bin It’ this festive season and avoid putting the state’s fruit fly free status at risk by bringing any fresh fruit and vegetables back into South Australia or the Riverland.

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A new representative body for recreational fishers

South Australian recreational fishers have the chance to get involved in the creation of the new Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council

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Creation of fisheries reform committee meets a key election commitment

The Marshall Liberal Government has delivered on another election commitment by establishing a new Advisory Committee to work with the commercial fishing industry.

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