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NSW Government prepared for marine heatwaves

- Research & Development; Ministerial

CSIRO has declared a marine heatwave for the NSW south coast and further Marine heatwaves are expected along the NSW coast, with sea temperatures forecast by the Bureau of Meteorology to be up to 2.5°C warmer than normal this summer.

The next wave of Operation Victa, a biosecurity blitz involving NSW Police and NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) officers, is operating on the Queensland and NSW border as part of efforts to contain the movement of Red Imported Fire Ants from Queensland into NSW.

A new partnership between the NSW Government, the aquaculture industry, and the recreational fishing sector is trialling a new way to fast-track the recovery of native fish populations.

NSW Government delivers on Biosecurity Commissioner election commitment with passing of bill

- Biosecurity; Research & Development; Ministerial

The NSW Government has successfully delivered on its commitment to strengthen the state’s biosecurity with the passing today of the Biosecurity Amendment (Independent Biosecurity Commissioner) Bill 2023.

Christmas has come early for Murray Cod anglers, as the season opens on Friday 1 December 2023, following the annual three-month breeding closure.

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