Media Releases

Cooler box found in Range Rover containing Eastern Rock Lobsters

Two men are likely to be facing hefty fines and up to ten years imprisonment after being found with more than 20 times their legal amount of Eastern Rock Lobsters.

Survey to focus on apple and pear industry

- Agriculture

Australian apple and pear growers, pest management scouts and advisers have the opportunity to participate in a short survey to share their valuable knowledge of integrated pest disease management (IPDM).

The NSW Government will invest up to $800,000 over four years to expand OceanWatch Australia’s Master Fisherman program to promote sustainability in the state’s seafood industry.

Eastern Rock Lobsters seized in Newcastle, NSW

Two men have been ordered to pay thousands of dollars in fines after being found guilty of illegally trafficking eastern rock lobsters in Newcastle earlier this year, NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI) Acting Director Fisheries Compliance, Tony Chen, said today.

NSW Department of Primary Industries Tocal College Principal, Darren Bayley has encouraged farmers and farm workers to use farm safety week to consider how they can reduce their odds of injury at work.

Wagonga Inlet, Batemans Marine Park - Credit: Justin Gilligan

A new approach to managing NSW marine parks has begun with a pilot project underway in Batemans Marine Park.

A crayfish is being measured with a micrometer

Illegal fishers are being tracked on the shoreline, on the water and from the air as part of a crackdown on fishers who continuously flout the rules for our native species.

At Mudgee Small Farm Field Days, NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) with its strategic partners, NSW Farmers Association and NSW Police, today announced a statewide survey on illegal hunting to inform a more coordinated and targeted response to illegal hunting across regional NSW.

Bass fisherman with Australian Bass and good vegetated bank

Registrations are now open for the NSW Department of Primary Industries’ (DPI) Fishers For Fish Habitat Forum in August.

Bulls in paddock

NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is leading the development of a new genetics decision support tool to assist livestock producers to select the right bull for their enterprise.