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June 2019

From the Board

Updates from the recent Pastoral Board of South Australia meetings, held since the Board's transition to the portfolio of the Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development.
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Pastoral Act Review - have your say

Key stakeholders will soon have the opportunity to have their say on potential changes to the Pastoral Land Management and Conservation Act 1989, through a State Government-led review.
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Rebates for livestock water infrastructure

The federal and state governments are offering a rebate to drought affected farmers who invest in urgently needed on-farm water infrastructure for livestock.
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Outback bushfire plan open for comment

Public comment is now being sought on the draft Bushfire Management Area Plan for the state's outback area. 
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Marla-Oodnadatta NRM Group Field Day

More than 100 people attended a two day field day in March hosted by the Marla-Oodnadatta NRM Group.
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Station worker training

TAFE, together with Livestock SA, has developed new training options for pastoral workers.
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Drought support options available

With much of the state declared as drought affected areas and continued dry conditions, a number of support options are still available.
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Reminder: Annual 2018-19 stock returns

Stock return forms will be posted to all lessees in mid-June 2019 and must be returned to the Pastoral Unit by 31 July 2019.
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Climate outlook for June to August

Details of the latest Bureau of Meteorology climate outlook for June to August.
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Flood update and Lake Eyre impacts

Update on the movement of flood waters into Lake Eyre and road closures in place due to flood waters.
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Upcoming pastoral region events

Find out about the upcoming events in your pastoral area.
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Contact the board members

Geoff Mills, Chair
Gawler Ranges
Phone: (08) 8640 4480

Mark Fennell
Phone: (08) 8670 1071

Keith Slade
Phone: (08) 8648 4861

Andrea Tschirner
Phone: (08) 8091 1613

Upcoming board meetings

  • 27 June (Adelaide)
  • 29 August (Adelaide)

Contact the Pastoral Unit

PIRSA Pastoral Unit
Phone: (08) 8429 0333


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