South Australian lifejacket laws are changing to help keep our community safe when enjoying our states waterways
Boat owners who sail in West Lakes, North Haven, Outer Harbor and the Port River-Barker Inlet system need to ensure their activities do not contribute to the spread of Caulerpa taxifolia (caulerpa).
All SA waters will reopen to Snapper fishing from 31 January, as the Snapper spawning spatial closures come to an end.
Recreational fishers heading out this holiday season are reminded to familiarise themselves with the recent changes to fishing rules.
Boaties are reminded to grab their copy of the 2017 Tide Tables for South Australian Ports before heading out on the water this season.
River goers are advised to keep their boat wash to a minimum on the River Murray and associated waterways due to a high water level putting properties at risk.
The 2016 summer boating season has kicked off with a focus on keeping boaters safe with patrols to check safety equipment, boat registration and operator licences.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is urging owners of boats that may be made available for charter or hire for money, to comply with the standards that apply to commercial vessels.
Murray Cod fingerlings will be released into the River Murray today in order to boost the population of the iconic species.
With holidaymakers taking to the water across the state, Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) has issued a reminder to people casting a line that shark fishing is restricted along the metropolitan coastline.