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NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Fisheries worked with the Central Acclimatisation Society to relocate several hundred Brown Trout from Winburndale Dam and the stream above, to the Mill Pond at Portland to help the survival of an iconic threatened species.
- Agriculture; Drought; Ministerial
The battle against the next drought begins today with the NSW Government announcing a combined $64 million in the 2021-22 NSW Budget over four years for the ‘Future Ready Regions’ strategy that will help farmers and regional communities grow, thrive and plan for the future.
Threatened native fish species including Olive Perchlet, Oxleyan Pygmy Perch and Southern Purple Spotted Gudgeon have received a critical boost to their populations following conservation stocking efforts across NSW.
The NSW Government will recruit first year fisheries officers to ensure the continued protection and management of our aquatic habitats, fisheries resources and ecosystems now and into the future.
- Agriculture; Fishing
The NSW Department of Primary Industries’ Young Farmer Business Program (YFBP) has developed a suite of digital resources, including a new podcast series available to assist young primary producers with future business opportunities.