What does PIRSA do?

What does PIRSA do?

The Department of Primary Industries and Regions (PIRSA) is a key economic development agency in the Government of South Australia, with responsibility for the prosperity of the state’s primary industries and regions.

Is there fruit fly in South Australia?

Despite the situation, South Australia remains the only mainland state classed as fruit fly-free — but that status has been suspended in the outbreak zones.

What are Australian primary industries?

14 sectoral strategies: beef, cotton, dairy, fishing and aquaculture, forestry, grains, horticulture, new and emerging industries, pork, poultry, sheep meat, sugar, wine, and wool. 4 cross–sectoral strategies: animal welfare, biofuels and bioenergy, climate change and water use in Australian agriculture.

How many farms are there in South Australia?

8,917 farms
Number and type of farms ABS data indicate that in 2018–19 there were 8,917 farms in South Australia with an estimated value of agricultural operations of $40,000 or more. The state contains 11 per cent of all farm businesses in Australia.

What does Pirsa stand for?

Department of Primary Industries and Regions
Department of Primary Industries and Regions, South Australia (PIRSA)

How do you become a primary producer in South Africa?

To be eligible to make an FMD you must:

  1. be an individual carrying on a primary production business, either as a sole trader or a partner in a partnership, or a beneficiary of a primary production trust.
  2. earn no more than $100 000 in non-primary production taxable income in the financial year you deposit the FMD.

How do I get rid of fruit fly infested fruit?

Correct disposal of fruit: If you find infested fruit, do NOT put in your compost bin or worm farm as this will aid the Queensland fruit fly life cycle. Process affected fruit by boiling, freezing or place in a plastic bag and leave in the sun for a week to kill larvae. Then dispose of in the landfill bin.

Can you take potatoes into South Australia?

Understand how to plan your travel into South Australia including what fruit and vegetables are restricted from your state….Fruits, vegetables and nuts.

Asparagus Yes
Pineapple Yes
Potatoes, washed or brushed and soil-free – ware, not for planting Yes
Sweet potato Yes

What industries are in South Australia?

South Australia’s economy includes the following major industries: meat and meat preparations, wheat, wine, wool and sheepskins, machinery, metal and metal manufactures, fish and crustaceans, road vehicles and parts, and petroleum products.

What are the main industries in South Australia?

South Australia’s agriculture, food, wine, seafood and forestry industries play a vital role in driving the state’s economy and form an integral part of our identity.

What type of farming is in South Australia?

Number and type of farms

Industry classification South Australia region Australia
Number of farms Contribution of SA to Australian total %
Grain-Sheep or Grain-Beef Cattle Farming 1,775 18.9
Other Grain Growing 1,695 20.5
Sheep Farming (Specialised) 1,556 16.0

What crops are grown in South Australia?

Large-scale grain and pulse crops include wheat, durum, barley, oats, ryecorn, triticale, peas, lupins, broad beans, fava beans, chickpeas, lentils, vetch, canola and hay. Small areas of flax (linseed), safflower and coriander are also grown. South Australia’s thriving small seed industry is the largest in Australia.

Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) is a key economic development agency in the Government of South Australia, with responsibility for the prosperity of the state’s primary industries and regions.

What is PIRSA food safety program?

The Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) Food Safety Program was established to administer a legislative framework that applies food safety regulation to primary industry sectors. Read Moreabout Food safety

What is printpirsa’s role in South Australia?

PIRSA manages South Australia’s fish stocks in partnership with industry and the community. South Australia’s clean marine waters are home to some of the most sought after, premium seafood in the world.

How can PIRSA support my career progression?

Details about our flexible work-life balance, family friendly and equality policies are found at Working at PIRSA . We support your career progression through a number of mechanisms such as training, leadership programs and mentoring. An Employee Assistant Program (EAP) is also available to all employees.