Consistent messages about biosecurity are vital to ensure visitors understand and respect our hygiene systems. We encourage you to use the text below in your tourist-facing promotional materials.
Australia’s wine biosecurity story
Australia is a land of generous spirit, relaxed outlook and love of life. But one thing we’re not casual about is vine health.
We have some of the oldest grapevines in the world.
You have the power to keep our vines safe.
Your shoes, clothing and tyres can spread pests and diseases.
Please don’t walk amongst our vines.
Be part of our Australian wine story.
Enjoy our wines, protect our vines.
Keep our vines and wines safe
South Australia has some of the oldest winegrape vines in the world. Your shoes and clothing can pick up and spread pests and diseases, including phylloxera. Please don’t walk amongst our vines. Help protect the vines that make our special wines. For more information about vineyard biosecurity visit www.vinehealth.com.au
Keep South Australia fruit fly free
South Australia is the only mainland state to be fruit fly free. To keep our state fruit fly free, fresh fruit and fruiting vegetables cannot be carried from interstate into South Australia. If you are travelling anywhere from interstate with fruit or vegetable produce, eat it or bin it before entering the state. Fines may apply. For further information, phone the Fruit Fly Hotline on 1300 666 010 or visit http://pir.sa.gov.au/biosecurity/fruit_fly