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In The News
Tuesday 14 October 2014
A ceremony at Jindabyne today highlighted the significant cultural connection of Aboriginal communities to the Snowy Mountains rivers.
Monday 13 October 2014
NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) fisheries officers have issued fines totalling $5,200 to a group of fishers after they were found illegally fishing on the Macquarie River in the State's Central West.
Friday 10 October 2014
The NSW Office of Water today issued a ‘rising river alert’ for the Snowy River between Jindabyne Dam and Dalgety in southern NSW for Tuesday 14 October 2014.
Thursday 9 October 2014
NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, has today officially opened a new Griffith office of Riverina Local Land Services, to deliver on-ground agricultural, natural resource management, biosecurity and emergency management services.
Thursday 9 October 2014
Landholders across the State need to be proactive and report signs of locust activity to Local Land Services to help ensure coordinated control for the spring hatching season.
Thursday 16 October 2014
The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government has today introduced the landmark Marine Estate Management Bill 2014 to the NSW Parliament, which will enshrine ground-breaking reforms to the management of the marine estate in legislation.
Farmer of the Year Award 2014
Three outstanding finalists have been selected to compete for the 2014 NSW Farmer of the Year award.
Proposed pest control order for foxes – have your say
NSW Department of Primary Industries has proposed a pest control order for the European Red Fox under the Local Land Services Act 2013. Submissions close 24 October 2014.
NSW Seasonal Conditions Summary September 2014
Good rainfall across western, northern and coastal NSW, but low across southern-central areas. Pasture growth improved over the coast, north and west, but slowed in southern and central NSW.
Changes to recreational fishing rules commencing 3 November 2014
A total of 16 changes to the recreational fishing rules will apply to fishers from 3 November 2014. This includes a number of changes to bag limits, one size limit and other rule changes.
Growing the NSW dairy industry
The NSW dairy industry has received a boost with the release of a new study exploring on-farm and supply chain growth opportunities in both domestic and export markets.
NSW DPI (Fisheries) Animal Care and Ethics Committee
NSW DPI (Fisheries) has three positions becoming vacant on the Animal Care and Ethics Committee – one Veterinarian and two Independent (Community) positions.
Graham Gregory Award – nominations now open
Nominations are being called for this prestigious award acknowledging an individual's outstanding contribution to the NSW wine industry.
NSW Government response to weeds review
The NSW Government will adopt most of the eight key recommendations and components in the Natural Resources Commission's review of weed management.
Topaz: a new fragrant rice variety
New fragrant rice variety Topaz was launched by the Minister at Parliament House - the result of years of research by DPI rice breeders, RIRDC and SunRice.
Hendra virus update
A Murwillumbah property has been cleared from the Hendra virus following extensive testing. DPI is encouraging horse owners to vaccinate their horses against Hendra.
New Drought Support Arrangements
A new national approach to drought management will be rolled out across Australia from 1 July 2014.