03 Jan 2019

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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02 Jan 2019

SARDI joins forces with Adelaide University to increase agricultural research capability

The State Government has signed a significant agreement with the University of Adelaide to deliver benefits in research, development and extension for primary industries in the state.

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01 Jan 2019

Liberal Government to extend carer payments to children aged 21 from today

From today, January 1, 2019, family-based carers will be able to access carer payments for young people up to age 21, providing greater stability and opportunities for them to thrive and reach their full potential.

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01 Jan 2019

Payroll tax cuts herald a Happy New Year for small business

Small businesses across South Australia will be ringing in the New Year with a major tax cut, as the Marshall Government delivers on a key election commitment to exempt them from paying any payroll tax – a saving of up to $44,550 a year.

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28 Dec 2018

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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27 Dec 2018

$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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26 Dec 2018

Boxing Day trade in the suburbs a shopping bonanza as consumers vote with their feet

The Marshall Government’s move to give all suburban retailers the opportunity to open on Boxing Day, for the first time, has been declared a ‘huge success’ as thousands of shoppers right across Adelaide flocked to take part in the post-Christmas sales.

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21 Dec 2018

TAFE SA receives clean bill of health in final audit report

TAFE SA has received a positive final report from the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA), with no sanctions applied to any of the 16 qualifications that were audited in 2018.

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21 Dec 2018

Duck and quail hunting season for 2019

South Australia will have a restricted duck and quail hunting season in 2019, with hunters able to take eight ducks and 15 quail per hunter per day.

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21 Dec 2018

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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