Government’s message to locals about recent fruit-fly outbreaks… ‘We’re throwing everything at it’

Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development David Basham (centre) was shown the response to current Riverland fruit fly outbreaks by Biosecurity SA fruit fly outbreak operations manager Rob Baker (left) and PIRSA deputy chief executive Professor Mehdi Doroudi at the Loxton Research Centre last week. PHOTO: Hugh Schuitemaker

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Hugh Schuitemaker


Hugh Schuitemaker graduated from the University of South Australia with a Bachelor of Journalism in 2014 and spent the last few years in soccer and music reporting before joining the Murray Pioneer at the end of 2018. Hugh grew up in Adelaide’s eastern suburbs and has a keen interest for football, cooking and exploring the Riverland region.

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