Media Releases 2019
Livestock SA has welcomed today’s State Government announcement from Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone on the introduction of stronger trespass laws in South Australia, with a doubling of penalties and stronger enforcement of breaches.
Livestock SA has welcomed the appointment of three new and three existing board members at its AGM this week, who all bring a broad range of experience and geographic diversity to its new board.
Livestock SA recognises the great opportunity for pastoralists and stationhands to expand their skills and knowledge by attending the latest module of TAFE SA’s recently relaunched Certificate III in Agriculture course, a state-of-the-art workshop in welding.
Livestock SA has welcomed strong producer support for proposed industry levies which will raise the money required for industry’s contribution towards the rebuilding of the South Australian Dog Fence.
Livestock SA has welcomed the State Government’s significant investment in the state’s red meat and wool industries as part of the 2019-20 State Budget.
Livestock SA has welcomed the announcement of proposed amendments to the South Australian Commercial Kangaroo Management Plan 2018-2022.
Livestock SA has welcomed today’s announcement from Thomas Foods International of a new multi-million-dollar abattoir at Murray Bridge.
Livestock SA President Joe Keynes has congratulated the two South Australian recipients of WoolProducers Australia’s Raising the Baa program, SA Sheep Industry and Beef Industry Blueprint Manager Stephen Lee and Elders National Livestock Team E-Commerce Coordinator Samantha Neumann.
Livestock SA is seeking a $25 million funding injection for the South Australian Dog Fence as a major piece of rural infrastructure contributing to the viability of sheep and cattle farming across the nation.
Primary Producers SA and two of its commodity group members in Grain Producers SA, and Livestock SA have responded to news that reform to SA’s Mining Act has stalled by again calling for an independent review to be commissioned.
Livestock SA today welcomed the State Government announcement of $7.5 million into South Australia’s red meat sector in a bid to grow productivity in the industry and further strengthen biosecurity.
The 2019 GROWING SA Conference promises to be the biggest yet, with a new format set to provide delegates with farm business, research and policy information relevant to South Australia’s grain and livestock industries.