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Cheers to 120 years

This year, Vinehealth Australia is celebrating 120 years of safeguarding South Australian vineyards. The statutory body, formerly known as the Phylloxera and Grape Industry Board of SA, was formed by an Act... Read More...

What a year

May 1 marked the start of a new financial year for Vinehealth Australia. It’s when we begin working on our Annual Report and reflecting on the year that’s been. Here we share some of the highlights of 2018/19.... Read More...

PQS consultation closing soon

Vinehealth Australia’s industry consultation on proposed changes to phylloxera conditions within South Australia’s Plant Quarantine Standard, is coming to a close. While industry consultation has been underway... Read More...

Life after Q-fly outbreak

The fruit movement restrictions have been lifted in the Loxton quarantine area following the successful eradication of Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly). But what was the impact on the wine industry? According t... Read More...

Questions for contractors

We met with the Barossa Grape and Wine Association's Viticulture Technical Group in December 2018 and were advised that growers could benefit from some biosecurity guidance on what questions they should be ask... Read More...

Watch out for weeds

Plant biosecurity is not just about protecting our country, state, regions and vineyards from pests and diseases, but it’s also about preventing weeds entering and spreading. According to PIRSA’s March 2019... Read More...

Shout outs

At Vinehealth Australia we love seeing biosecurity at the forefront of community facilities and events, to ensure that our vineyards are being protected and people are informed of the important role they play ... Read More...