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Grain Producers SA represents the interests of growers by making submissions on issues that will affect the future of the grain industry.

Public Consultation on GM Independent Report

8 March 2019

Grain Producers SA responded to the findings handed down as part of the Independent Review of South Australia’s moratorium on the cultivation of Genetically Modified (GM) food crops.

The Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development sought feedback from industry, farmers, and community stakeholders following the public release of the Review on 20 February 2019.

Download GPSA's response.

Position paper - proposed amendments to the Statutes Amendment (Mineral Resources) Bill 2018

28 February 2019

GPSA has prepared a detailed mining policy document that sets out GPSA’s required legislative amendments to the Mining Act 1971 and the Statutes Amendment (Mineral Resources) Bill 2018. This document is not exhaustive, and only addresses GPSA's concerns with the current Bill and Act.

On behalf of South Australian growers, GPSA will continue to advocate for the need to balance agriculture with competing land uses such as mining, to protect the sustainability of agricultural production for future generations.

Read the mining policy document here. 

CFS Powers (Fire and Emergency Services (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill)

5 February 2019

Grain Producers SA responded to the South Australian Parliament's Select Committee on the Fire and Emergency Services (Miscellaneous) Amendment Bill.

GPSA was represented at a hearing of the committee on Febuary 4, 2019 by Vice-Chairman Adrian McCabe, CEO Caroline Rhodes, board director Peter Cousins, and GPSA staff member Leighton McDonald-Stuart.

The Committee's hearings are ongoing. 

Download the GPSA Submission