News

Inca Pearce: it’s time for action

Our CEO Inca Pearce is often asked to speak at industry events about biosecurity. A recent speech at the Winemakers’ Federation of Australia’s Industry Briefing is receiving widespread support and attention. ... Read More...

Annual Report almost here

The Vinehealth Australia 2018 Annual Report is coming your way soon, and it’s packed with information about our operations in the past 12 months. It’s out a bit later this year. Pursuant to Section 26 (1) of... Read More...

Healthy vines training coming to you

The Responsible Visitation Campaign (RVC), which educates tourism operators and visitors about their role in keeping South Australian vines healthy, has been funded for another series of activities. Financia... Read More...

Phil a hit at The Show

Phil the Phylloxera Guy was a hit at the 2018 Royal Adelaide Show, appearing at the PIRSA stand in the Farm Expo Pavilion, crashing wine tastings in the Cellar Door Experience stand, being interviewed live on a... Read More...

Stinky delays a worry

Measures to tackle the biosecurity risk of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) entering Australia may add costs and cause delays for the wine industry, according to the Winemakers’ Federation of Australia (WF... Read More...

BMSB activity ramps up in NZ

Meanwhile, in New Zealand, Biosecurity officials are tightening the rules to prevent entry of brown marmorated stink bugs. Steve Gilbert, director of Border Clearance Services, Biosecurity New Zealand, said:... Read More...

Survey reveals work required

The 2018 South Australian Vineyard Owner Survey, conducted by Vinehealth Australia, revealed that while most growers regularly inspect their vines for signs of anything usual, only 20% provide farm-gate hygiene... Read More...

Big boost for wine tourism biosecurity

The Responsible Visitation Campaign (RVC), which educates tourism operators and visitors about their role in keeping South Australian vines healthy, has been funded for another series of activities. Financia... Read More...