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Corporate publications

Title Details
NSW Department of Industry Annual Report 2015-16
NSW DPI Strategic Plan 2015-2019
NSW DPI Corporate Plan 2012-2015
PDF, 651.8 KB
NSW DPI Corporate Plan 2012-2015 Snapshot
PDF, 125.6 KB

Primary industries in NSW

Title Details
NSW Agribusiness: positioned for prosperity
NSW DPI: Performance, Data and Insights 2017
NSW DPI: Performance, Data and Insights 2016
Agriculture Industry Action Plan


Title Details
All the Dirt
A newsletter about soil science and management on the North Coast of New South Wales.
Animal Health Surveillance
A quarterly report on animal health in NSW.
Aquaculture News
A biannual newsletter that reports aquaculture industry information, including research results, policy directions, news and events.
ASSAY is a national, biannual newsletter about current acid sulfate soil issues.
Automatic Milking Systems
An electronic newsletter providing the Australian dairy industry with a reference source for independent, reliable, accurate and updated information on automatic milking systems and precision farming technology. Subscribe to receive it via email or mobile.
Commercial Fisheries Reform Newsletter
Covers issues which are important to commercial fishers. In particular the commercial fisheries reform program.
Country Web
Stories and opinions written mostly by rural women as well as information and services from government and the community to further support and strengthen rural women and their communities.
Laboratory Services Biosecurity Matters
A NSW DPI Laboratory Services newsletter
An information bulletin for recreational fishers.
Provides a network for fishing clubs and anglers interested in habitat repair.
PigBytes is a State-wide newsletter for all pig farmers. It contains short articles and links to local and overseas information pertinent to the local industry.
Plant Biosecurity Newsletter
Published six times a year the plant biosecurity newsletter covers the latest issues for NSW including plant quarantine, emergency plant pest incursions, events and announcements.
Seasonal conditions and climate change summary
A monthly newsletter that provides valuable information on seasonal outlooks, water storages, crops, livestock and other issues to help farmers make informed decisions.
The Drumstick
The Drumstick is a free quarterly newsletter providing information and updates for the poultry industry.
Water Yarning newsletter
Highlighting the latest information about Aboriginal Water Initiative Program activities and progress alongside some stories concerning water. It also includes information and updates on the community consultations and workshops.
WormFax NSW
A summary of WormTest results (in sheep) from around NSW.


DPI publications are available for purchase from the NSW Government Online Shop.

Tocal publications are available for purchase via the Tocal website.