News

New Strategic Agenda launched

Vinehealth Australia’s new Strategic Agenda 2021-2026 has been officially launched by the Vinehealth Board. This new Strategic Agenda continues the biosecurity momentum created under our previous strategic ... Read More...

Fruit fly update

There have been changes to both the Riverland fruit fly outbreaks and metropolitan Adelaide fruit fly outbreaks since our February e-news. Vinehealth Australia continues to provide assistance to the Department... Read More...

Autumn 2021 prescribed burns

Vineyard owners within 3km of proposed prescribed burns to be undertaken by National Parks and Wildlife Service SA (NPWSSA) in the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Region this autumn have been contacted by Vine... Read More...

Importing ‘other’ machinery into SA

In our January e-news we discussed importation requirements into SA for used grape harvesters. In this issue, we talk about importing machinery other than grape harvesters that has previously been used in the ... Read More...

Why filter to 50 microns?

In our January 2021 e-news, we discussed importation requirements into SA under Condition 7 for grape and grape-related materials. In this issue, we talk about the relevance of 50 microns for juice filtration.... Read More...

SA Vineyard Records: submit your changes

Have you submitted your reviewed vineyard record through the Vinehealth Australia Kiosk? Did you hit ‘submit’? We have 107 records that are still pending submission. To complete the review, please ensure th... Read More...

Increased penalties for breaches

Stronger biosecurity laws have passed in Parliament which raise the maximum penalty for non-compliance with our federal biosecurity laws to $1.11 million. The changes were announced by Honourable David Litt... Read More...

Wine tourism reminder

The team at Vinehealth Australia is pleased to see the SA Government name 2021 the Year of SA Wine. We encourage wineries and tourists to keep biosecurity in mind when planning and attending events. The $22... Read More...