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- Fishing; Ministerial
Illegal fishers have nowhere to hide in NSW waters following the launch of the NSW Government’s largest ever offshore patrol vessel.
- Agriculture; Ministerial
Agriculture industry powerhouse Daryl Quinlivan has been appointed the State’s first Agriculture Commissioner, delivering on a major NSW Government election commitment.
Primary producers impacted by the 2019-20 bushfires will benefit from expanded eligibility for the $75,000 recovery grant and timeframe changes announced today, with small businesses also given more time to request support.
From today, seasonal workers who have resided in the defined New South Wales and Victoria border zone, which includes towns such as Mildura, will be able to cross the border daily to undertake farm work in NSW by accessing a border zone resident permit.
Illegal fishers are being reminded crime doesn’t pay, with four men facing court and forced to pay significant fines in a number of separate illegal fishing incidents along the NSW coast, NSW Department of Primary Industries, Acting Director Fisheries Compliance, Dr Andrew Moriarty, said today.