Media Releases

Dairy advocate for NSW [PDF]

- Agriculture; Ministerial

The NSW Government has today followed through on one of its key election promises, appointing the State’s very first Fresh Milk and Dairy Advocate.

Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall has today announced an independent assessment of the socio-economic impacts of the NSW Government’s Commercial Fisheries Business Adjustment Program.

Ag-Tech innovation projects on show

- Research & Development

The NSW Government will bring the latest in ‘ag-tech’ to Sydney, in collaboration with the private sector, to showcase advances and opportunities within the primary industries sector and to solve important challenges.

John Bromfield, Rohan Brill and Dr Rajneet Uppal

Making the most from canola

- Agriculture

Local canola growers have been invited to hear the latest research results and learn how to make the most from their cropping investment at free events in Wagga Wagga on Wednesday September 11 and Mulwala on Thursday September 12.

Yellowtail Kingfish - please attribute to NSW DPI

NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSWDPI) Director Fisheries Compliance, Patrick Tully, said that the Department will not hesitate to take people who threaten or abuse fisheries officers to court.

Fisheries Officers display the seized goods

A 60-year-old Walgett man has had his boat seized by fisheries officers after being found illegally fishing in the waters of the Barwon River, NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSWDPI) Director Fisheries Compliance, Patrick Tully, said today.

Nominations are now sought from interested local community members for membership of four Marine Park Advisory Committees along the NSW coast, Nicole Strehling, NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSWDPI) Acting Program Leader Marine Operations, said today.

Making the most from canola

- Agriculture; Research & Development

Local canola growers have been invited to hear the latest research results and make the most from their cropping investments at the Moree Town and Country Club on Monday September 2.

Murray Cod season closes this weekend

- Fishing

The Murray Cod season will come to a close this weekend, but anglers will still be able to throw a line in for their favourite fish at specified locations which remain open all year round.

NSW anglers can cast a line for Australian Bass and Estuary Perch in NSW waters from this Sunday, as the annual three-month closed season concludes.