Michelle Edge has been appointed Chief Executive of Primary Industries and Regions SA and brings valuable experience in biosecurity to the role.
Before joining PIRSA, Michelle was CEO of the industry-govern... Read More...
New laws have passed in South Australia to significantly increase the penalties for people found trespassing on farming land, including vineyards and wineries.
“This new ‘aggravated farm trespass’ offence a... Read More...
We’ve been sharing lots of information about phylloxera in Victoria’s Yarra Valley lately, following our Phylloxera Immersion Tour to the region in November 2019.
In the May 2020 issue of Australian and New... Read More...
Sarah Corcoran has been appointed as Plant Health Australia’s next Chief Executive Officer and will start in July.
Sarah has more than 20 years’ experience in biosecurity and leading responses to exoti... Read More...
With vintage drawing to an end, now is the time to give your grape harvesters a good clean, to ensure they are free of soil and plant material.
In the newest version of the Plant Quarantine Standard for Sou... Read More...
Humans love videos. We learn from videos, we’re entertained by videos and we watch thousands of videos each year.
know that videos are one of the most effective ways to get messages
across to people and ... Read More...
we advised that the exotic insect pest, Fall armyworm, had been
detected for the first time in Australian waters. Since then, the
pest has reached mainland Australia and is on the move.... Read More...
Australia Board member Ross Meffin plays a vital role in South
Australia’s biosecurity system.
is the Chief Inspector for Plant Health in South
Australia and the Minister’s delegate under... Read More...
to the two winners of the national 2020 Farm Biosecurity Producer of
the Year Award announced in March, Seafarms Group Ltd and Templeton
awards are a category of t... Read More...
With news focused on COVID-19, it’s easy to forget about other
biosecurity threats, including African Swine Fever (ASF). According
to ABC reports (1), ASF has killed 800 million pigs, which is more
than a qua... Read More...