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Levies: final notices issued

Most growers have now paid their annual levy contribution to Vinehealth Australia, which is pleasing to see. This money enables Vinehealth Australia’s work to safeguard vineyards from significant pest and disea... Read More...
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Mature rootstocks examined

Have you ever wondered how well your chosen rootstocks will maintain their yield and quality parameters over time? SARDI researchers Tim Pitt and Mark Skewes have been asking that very question with recent i... Read More...
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Five things about… Suzanne McLoughlin

Vinehealth Australia’s Technical Manager Suzanne McLoughlin has been involved in the wine industry for more than 20 years. But there’s a lot more to Suzanne than viticulture. Here are five things you may not kn... Read More...

Get social with us

How do you like to receive your information? Email? We do that. Post? We sometimes do that (it’s pretty expensive). Phone? You can ring us any time. Social media? Yes, we do that too. We share biosecurity ti... Read More...

Foodie tours delivering biosecurity messages

Did you see the recent ABC Rural News article on the upsurge of ‘Foodie’ tours? The ABC reports that Australian farmers are reaping the benefits of the ‘foodie’ movement by hosting 'paddock to plate' experience... Read More...

Message from The Chair

If our August e-news is anything to go by, there is a lot happening at Vinehealth Australia, and generally in the biosecurity space. You can get a clear understanding about Vinehealth Australia’s purpose and... Read More...

What have we been doing?

Make yourself a cuppa, grab a biccie and settle into a comfy chair: the Vinehealth Australia’s 2016/17 Annual Report is now available. This report details all the activities that have been undertaken in the pa... Read More...

And what are we going to do?

And while you’re in that comfy chair, grab a copy of our new Strategic Plan: Towards 2020, which is also available now. This is an important plan that responds to increasing biosecurity pressures on vineyards ... Read More...

Farewell phylloxera guru

Kevin Powell – AKA the Phylloxera Guru – has been appointed as a senior research scientist with Sugar Research Australia, in the role of Leader, Entomology. “This is a huge loss to the wine industry’s phylloxe... Read More...

Grapevine Pinot Gris Virus in Australia

Grapevine Pinot Gris Virus (GPGV) has been detected for the first time in Australia. Vinehealth Australia distributed a Biosecurity Alert on Wednesday 9 August advising what growers should do if they suspect th... Read More...