The Wine Grape Council of SA (WGCSA) is the peak body for South Australian grapegrowers
funded through a voluntary levy paid on all winegrapes sold from SA vineyards.
Loxton Fruit Fly outbreak - Movement conditions for grapes
Further to the Biosecurity Alert issued by Vinehealth Australia on 7 December advising that PIRSA had declared an outbreak of Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly) in Loxton, this Alert is to update the wine industry on the conditions for movement of wine grapes grown in and transiting through the fruit fly affected area in Loxton.
Zero tolerance against fruit fly at Yamba
The Marshall Liberal Government has stepped up its fight against fruit fly with a zero tolerance approach to come into effect at the Yamba Quarantine Station from Friday January 4.
“As part of an emergency response to the fruit fly outbreak in Loxton, as of today there is no longer an option to declare produce at the Yamba Quarantine Station without penalty,” said Minister Whetstone.
Free Chain of Responsibility workshops for WGCSA members
Did you know regulations have changed under Heavy Vehicle National Law? Not sure if your primary production business is compliant?
South Australian grape growers are invited to attend one of the upcoming interactive and practical workshops free of charge as a part of our membership with Primary Producers SA.