Scientific research informs decision-making from the primary producer to the marketplace to the consumer.
At any given moment NSW DPI is undertaking more than 900 science projects in collaboration with Federal and State departments, cooperative research centres and industry groups.
In all its research outcomes NSW DPI aims to balance the needs of primary producers and long-term natural resource management.
With science capacity integrated into business units across the department, scientific activity is grouped in these broad research areas:
- Forest Health Research
- Animal Health Research
- Vertebrate Pest
- Weeds Research
- Plant Pathology
- Plant Entomology
Chief Scientific Officer's Branch