Industry Notices

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Wine Industry Briefing Sessions: Riverland Fruit Fly Outbreaks

In light of the recent Queensland fruit fly outbreaks in Renmark West and Monash,  Riverland Wine has organised two briefing sessions for winegrowers, wineries and those involved in the harvest and movement of winegrapes.

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Our new strategic priorities: have you say

The Board of Vinehealth Australia has overseen creation of draft strategic priorities for the organisation for 2021 to 2026.

Vinehealth Australia is seeking industry feedback on these priorities before finalising a new Strategic Agenda document for the next five years.

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Importation of empty used grape bins or bulk tippers into SA

Advice on consigning empty used grape bins or bulk tippers into South Australia from an interstate Phylloxera Exclusion Zone.

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A new Biosecurity Act for SA

The South Australian Government through Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) has announced plans for a new Biosecurity Act.

PIRSA have now opened a public consultation period for feedback on the proposed principles, objectives and intent of the new Biosecurity Act. Consultation will close at 11:45pm on Tuesday 24 November 2020.

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20/07/20 New SA PQS entry requirements
will apply from tomorrow

Effective tomorrow (21 July 2020), the new consolidated phylloxera condition (Condition 7) in South Australia’s Plant Quarantine Standard (PQS) Version 17.0 will apply. We remind industry to be aware of the updated movement conditions and be ready to comply.

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15/06/20 Requirement for certification of empty used grape bins now being enforced

Effective 15 June 2020, empty used grape bins or bulk tippers imported into South Australia from an interstate PEZ which are not accompanied by the required biosecurity documentation, will be quarantined at the state border.