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In The News
22 May 2013
The NSW Government has launched the NSW Biosecurity Strategy 2013-2021 which outlines how NSW will safeguard its primary industries, the environment and the community from biosecurity threats. View the NSW Biosecurity Strategy 2013-2021.
22 May 2013
Recreational fishers are being warned not to consume yabbies from Lake Cowal with visible shell damage after a number of yabbies were found to be affected with irregular markings.
17 May 2013
The Quipolly Dam upgrade has been officially opened and will improve water reliability for the people of Werris Creek.
16 May 2013
Nominations are now open for the Regional Achievement Awards, which recognise the hard work of reserve trust boards that manage publically-owned land such as parks and showgrounds. Further details on the awards and how to enter are available at www.awardsaustralia.com with the winners to be announced on 26 October..
NSW Biosecurity Strategy 2013-2021
The NSW Biosecurity Strategy 2013- 2021 establishes a clear vision for how NSW will manage biosecurity threats.
Local governments, Landcare, LHPAs, CMAs and other public authorities are encouraged to apply for weed innovation funding to help tackle problem weeds.
Farrer Memorial Scholarship now open
Applications from PhD students involved in field crop research should be lodged with the Farrer Memorial Trust before Friday 17 May 2013.
A new approach to drought management
NSW is introducing new measures to help farmers prepare for and manage the impacts of drought.