About Us

Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) is a key economic development agency in the government of South Australia.

Our priorities

PIRSA’s priorities are to:

  • Increase productivity of our primary industries and agribusinesses.
  • Secure production through biosecurity, food safety standards and efficient and sustainable use of resources.
  • Enable market access by working with primary industries to respond to evolving requirements of domestic and global markets and consumers.
  • Grow regions by driving new economic opportunities and building and strengthening communities.
  • Manage adverse events effectively and help primary industries and communities improve preparedness, resilience and recover well.
  • Reform our legislative framework and programs to drive efficiency, effectiveness and unlock potential.
  • Build partnerships with industry, stakeholders, research organisations and regional communities.
  • Perform well as a modern, flexible and responsive organisation that values and develops its people.