Media Releases

Aerators on their way for Lake Burrendong [PDF]

- Fishing; Ministerial

The NSW Government will fast track the installation of up to four water aerators at Lake Burrendong, to reduce the risk of any further fish kill events caused by algae-blooms, black water and oxygen depletion.

Genya Miller, Ross Christiansen and Peter Mortimer

China e-commerce trade opportunity

- Agriculture

A unique opportunity to access the lucrative Chinese e-commerce market is on offer to local agribusinesses, with expressions of interest open until Friday 8 February 2019.

NSW Department of Primary Industries has investigated a reported fish kill at Lake Hume this morning.

Breathing life into fish as drought worsens [PDF]

- Fishing; Ministerial

The NSW Government will support aeration work to minimise the risk of further fish kills across the state.

A glasshouse damaged by storm at ACRI Narrabri

New cotton research plans address storm damage

- Agriculture; Research & Development

NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and CSIRO will this week meet with research partners to plan the Australian Cotton Research Institute (ACRI) research program at Narrabri, following storm damage late last year.

The drought conditions affecting most of the state are likely to continue into 2019, according to the NSW Department of Primary Industries’ (DPI) State Seasonal Update (SSU) for December 2018.

Recovery underway following fish kill [PDF]

- Ministerial

Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair visited Menindee today and committed the NSW Government to helping the Menindee community and the ecosystem in Western NSW recover as quickly as possible following a major fish kill in the Darling River.

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and WaterNSW are investigating a large fish kill at Menindee in Western NSW.

Oyster reef at Stockton, NSW

NSW oyster farmers are invited to share their industry knowledge and provide input on oyster reef restoration in an online survey.

Farmers on alert as wet weather continues

- Agriculture

Primary Producers requiring assistance or wishing to report damage as a result of severe flooding and heavy rain are being encouraged to contact their Local Land Services Office on 1300 795 299.