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Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Fisheries Officers are cracking down on illegal fishing during the COVID-19 lockdown, after tips were received from the public through the Fishers Watch Phoneline.


NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Fisheries Officers are conducting inspections to crackdown on the possession and sale of recreationally caught fish.


The Helen Newton Turner Trust is pleased to announce nominations from across Australia are open for two Helen Newton Turner awards for 2021. These awards are to provide encouragement and inspiration to people engaged in animal genetics.

The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is reminding the rice industry to have its say on the future of rice vesting in NSW, as part of a review to determine whether vesting continues to be in the best interests of the industry and broader community.

Fisheries Officers from the NSW Department of Primary industries (DPI) are cracking down on the illegal sale of commercially protected species though increased investigations and the use of genomic sequencing for clearer identification.

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