Media Releases

Bee pollinating blueberry flowers

Blueberry bee pollination expo

- Agriculture

North coast blueberry producers are invited to a free pollination expo to connect with local beekeepers and to learn about successful pollination.

Thousands of fish recorded near aerators in Darling river [PDF]

- Fishing; Ministerial

DPI fisheries staff wading into the river with equipment to rescue stressed fish

Fish rescued at Menindee

- Fishing

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has today relocated almost 80 stressed fish including Murray Cod, Golden and Silver Perch from the Lower Darling River downstream of the Menindee township.

Additional Fish Rescue attempt at Menindee

- Fishing

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is taking steps to relocate stressed Murray Cod and Golden Perch from the pool immediately downstream of Weir 32 near the Menindee township and in two shallow isolated pools further downstream.

Richard Meyer conducting a prussic acid test in a lab

NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has advised graziers that drought-stressed sorghum crops could pose a risk to cattle and sheep, with recent feed sample tests showing unsafe levels of prussic acid.

Sydney hooks its first SMART drumlines [PDF]

- Fishing; Ministerial

Grant applications open today for the second round of the large-scale Flagship Fish Habitat Grants program, which offers applicants up to $400,000 over two years.

Drought and climate change key priorities for NSW at AGMIN [PDF]

- Agriculture; Drought; Ministerial

Murray Cod rescue attempt successful

- Fishing

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has successfully relocated 20 stressed Murray Cod from the pool immediately downstream of Weir 32 near the Menindee township to the DPI Narrandera Fisheries Centre.

Fish rescue at Menindee - Credit: NSW DPI

Fish Rescue attempt at Menindee - Update

- Fishing

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) has removed 20 stressed Murray Cod from the pool immediately downstream of Weir 32 near the Menindee township.