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Weekly Times
Grain increases likelihood of female lambsFEEDING grain to a breeding sheep flock could increase the number of female lam
Grain increases likelihood of female lambs
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
FEEDING grain to a breeding sheep flock could increase the number of female lambs. Research from NSW Department of Primary Industries and Wagga Wagga Agricultural Institute shows diets with differing Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acid levels impact... Read more
3d
Daily Examiner
Shark forum to update public next weekthe technology's capabilities against traditional aerial surveillance, while 24
Shark forum to update public next week
Daily Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
the technology's capabilities against traditional aerial surveillance, while 24 great white sharks have been tagged by NSW Department of Primary Industries, which has allowed them to be tracked and monitored. Parliamentary Secretary for the North... Read more
4d
Northern Star
Surfers stunned by missing risk assessment on barrierCentre would be the last opportunity for local stakeholders to stop what looked
Surfers stunned by missing risk assessment on barrier
Northern Star / Posted 4 days ago
Centre would be the last opportunity for local stakeholders to stop what looked to be a pre-ordained decision by the Department of Primary Industries to forge ahead with building the eco barrier. The barrier has been opposed by many local... Read more
4d
The Young Witness
Rural Crime Forum hereincidents in the local region. Acting Commander of the Cootamundra LAC, Paul H
Rural Crime Forum here
The Young Witness / Posted 4 days ago
incidents in the local region. Acting Commander of the Cootamundra LAC, Paul Huxtable, will join speakers from the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) biosecurity and food safety compliance team and farm incursion team. NSW Farmers... Read more
5d
Northern Daily Leader
Budget blues in the bushrisks in national parks, but are disappointed by the budget as a whole. They s
Budget blues in the bush
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
risks in national parks, but are disappointed by the budget as a whole. They say this financial blueprint puts at risk the Department of Primary Industries’ aspiration of a 30 per cent boost in agriculture by 2020, so does that impact on jobs... Read more
5d
Daily Liberal
NSW licence renewal now a ‘click’ and easy servicehelp to identify volunteers for the 2016 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll. Hidden
NSW licence renewal now a ‘click’ and easy service
Daily Liberal / Posted 5 days ago
help to identify volunteers for the 2016 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll. Hidden Treasures is an annual initiative of the Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Rural Women’s Network (RWN) to recognise the outstanding efforts of rural women... Read more
5d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA's catch-and-kill shark policy not popular among survey respondentsnot popular among survey respondents Photo: The study shows most people do not
WA's catch-and-kill shark policy not popular among survey respondents
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 days ago
not popular among survey respondents Photo: The study shows most people do not support killing sharks. (Supplied: NSW Department of Primary Industries) Three-quarters of people surveyed about the WA Government's policy of a lethal-response... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Explainer: What the Broken Hill pipeline meansstill finalising where we'll actually take the water from on the Murray River,
Explainer: What the Broken Hill pipeline means
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
still finalising where we'll actually take the water from on the Murray River, so there's a bit of work to do there yet," Department of Primary Industries water director Gavin Hanlon said. "We're primarily travelling up the Silver City Highway,... Read more
11d
Daily Telegraph
Coast gets green light on Pacific oyster farmsof surface area on the Brisbane Water and aquaculture could put the Central Coa
Coast gets green light on Pacific oyster farms
Daily Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
of surface area on the Brisbane Water and aquaculture could put the Central Coast on the world map.”IT’S OFFICIAL The NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) granted approval to grow Pacific oysters in Brisbane Water on May 2 this... Read more
11d
Illawarra Mercury
Doubts on mine rehabits Russell Vale and Wongawilli mines would cost $28 million. It said this was
Doubts on mine rehab
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 11 days ago
its Russell Vale and Wongawilli mines would cost $28 million. It said this was covered by bank guarantees to the Department of Primary Industries ($40 million to rehabilitate Wongawilli mine) and the Department of Trade and Investment... Read more
11d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
State government reveals Broken Hill's long-term water supply options and rules out permanent boressee the lakes no longer used for drinking water and the Broken Hill to Menindee
State government reveals Broken Hill's long-term water supply options and rules out permanent bores
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
see the lakes no longer used for drinking water and the Broken Hill to Menindee pipeline shut down. Gavin Hanlon from the Department of Primary Industries said even if they're not used to supply water for drinking, the lakes would still receive... Read more
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Northern Star
Australia’s top shark biologists to speak at community foruma talk from the CSIRO’s Barry Bruce, who is coming up from Hobart to co-present
Australia’s top shark biologists to speak at community forum
Northern Star / Posted 12 days ago
a talk from the CSIRO’s Barry Bruce, who is coming up from Hobart to co-present the latest white shark research with the Department of Primary Industries’ shark biologist, Vic Peddemors. The forum is being hosted by the Department of Primary... Read more
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Weekly Times
No word on ship mysteryprevent repetitions of this type of tragic event,” Mr West said on February 8.
No word on ship mystery
Weekly Times / Posted 12 days ago
prevent repetitions of this type of tragic event,” Mr West said on February 8. But this week a spokesman for the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, which is leading the ­investigation, said the investigation... Read more
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The Age
Millions of Lake Burley Griffin carp face swift death from cyprinid herpesvirus releaseto save Canberra from stinking to high heaven during one of the largest ecologi
Millions of Lake Burley Griffin carp face swift death from cyprinid herpesvirus release
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
to save Canberra from stinking to high heaven during one of the largest ecological clean-ups in generations. From the NSW Department of Primary Industries, Mr Barwick says it is essential to manage the millions of carp that succumb to the virus.... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Touchdown gets aerial gigpast year, increased surveillance will allow beachgoers to stay informed of any
Touchdown gets aerial gig
Kiama Independent / Posted 14 days ago
past year, increased surveillance will allow beachgoers to stay informed of any potential sightings. The New South Wales Department of Primary Industries will also tweet the information using the handle @NSWSharkSmart, as well as publish any... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Millions of Lake Burley Griffin carp face swift death from cyprinid herpesvirus releaseto save Canberra from stinking to high heaven during one of the largest ecologi
Millions of Lake Burley Griffin carp face swift death from cyprinid herpesvirus release
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
to save Canberra from stinking to high heaven during one of the largest ecological clean-ups in generations. From the NSW Department of Primary Industries, Mr Barwick says it is essential to manage the millions of carp that succumb to the virus.... Read more
16d
Illawarra Mercury
Lake Illawarra foreshore wrecked, but no-one will fix itno information about fixing the wall, or if the damage had even been inspected
Lake Illawarra foreshore wrecked, but no-one will fix it
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
no information about fixing the wall, or if the damage had even been inspected yet. “The foreshore strip is managed by the Department of Primary Industries – Lands,” a spokesman said. “The extent of damage to the foreshore areas of Lake Illawarra... Read more
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16d
Northern Daily Leader
Turning over a legal leafwill not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its as
Turning over a legal leaf
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 16 days ago
will not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its associated regulations, are in place,” a Department of Primary Industries spokesperson said. The Therapeutic Goods Administration has also not yet rescheduled... Read more
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16d
The Young Witness
Turning over a legal leafwill not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its as
Turning over a legal leaf
The Young Witness / Posted 16 days ago
will not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its associated regulations, are in place,” a Department of Primary Industries spokesperson said. The Therapeutic Goods Administration has also not yet rescheduled... Read more
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16d
Western Advocate
Turning over a legal leafwill not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its as
Turning over a legal leaf
Western Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
will not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its associated regulations, are in place,” a Department of Primary Industries spokesperson said. The Therapeutic Goods Administration has also not yet rescheduled... Read more
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16d
Kiama Independent
Turning over a legal leafwill not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its as
Turning over a legal leaf
Kiama Independent / Posted 16 days ago
will not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its associated regulations, are in place,” a Department of Primary Industries spokesperson said. The Therapeutic Goods Administration has also not yet rescheduled... Read more
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16d
Manning River Times
Turning over a legal leafwill not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its as
Turning over a legal leaf
Manning River Times / Posted 16 days ago
will not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its associated regulations, are in place,” a Department of Primary Industries spokesperson said. The Therapeutic Goods Administration has also not yet rescheduled... Read more
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16d
Goondiwindi Argus
Turning over a legal leafwill not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its as
Turning over a legal leaf
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 16 days ago
will not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its associated regulations, are in place,” a Department of Primary Industries spokesperson said. The Therapeutic Goods Administration has also not yet rescheduled... Read more
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16d
The North West Star
Turning over a legal leafwill not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its as
Turning over a legal leaf
The North West Star / Posted 16 days ago
will not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its associated regulations, are in place,” a Department of Primary Industries spokesperson said. The Therapeutic Goods Administration has also not yet rescheduled... Read more
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16d
Daily Liberal
Turning over a legal leafwill not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its as
Turning over a legal leaf
Daily Liberal / Posted 16 days ago
will not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its associated regulations, are in place,” a Department of Primary Industries spokesperson said. The Therapeutic Goods Administration has also not yet rescheduled... Read more
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16d
The Border Mail
Turning over a legal leafwill not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its as
Turning over a legal leaf
The Border Mail / Posted 16 days ago
will not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its associated regulations, are in place,” a Department of Primary Industries spokesperson said. The Therapeutic Goods Administration has also not yet rescheduled... Read more
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16d
Illawarra Mercury
Turning over a legal leafwill not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its as
Turning over a legal leaf
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 16 days ago
will not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its associated regulations, are in place,” a Department of Primary Industries spokesperson said. The Therapeutic Goods Administration has also not yet rescheduled... Read more
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16d
The Courier
Turning over a legal leafwill not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its as
Turning over a legal leaf
The Courier / Posted 16 days ago
will not be available until the Commonwealth Government legislation, and its associated regulations, are in place,” a Department of Primary Industries spokesperson said. The Therapeutic Goods Administration has also not yet rescheduled... Read more
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17d
Illawarra Mercury
Paradise at risk while responsibility dodgedno information about fixing the wall, or if the damage had even been inspected
Paradise at risk while responsibility dodged
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 17 days ago
no information about fixing the wall, or if the damage had even been inspected yet. “The foreshore strip is managed by the Department of Primary Industries – Lands,” a spokesman said. “The extent of damage to the foreshore areas of Lake Illawarra... Read more
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17d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Sheep specialist warns Australian sheep are getting too bigcrisis in size, according to a livestock systems analyst from New South Wales.
Sheep specialist warns Australian sheep are getting too big
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
crisis in size, according to a livestock systems analyst from New South Wales. Phil Graham works with the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries, and said selective breeding had increased the size of mature female sheep by a factor of 15... Read more
18d
Illawarra Mercury
Paradise at risk while responsibility dodgedno information about fixing the wall, or if the damage had even been inspected
Paradise at risk while responsibility dodged
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 days ago
no information about fixing the wall, or if the damage had even been inspected yet. “The foreshore strip is managed by the Department of Primary Industries – Lands,” a spokesman said. “The extent of damage to the foreshore areas of Lake Illawarra... Read more
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18d
Kiama Independent
Ocean’s fury gives old sea wall a whackhistoric sea wall at Wollongong's Flagstaff Hill - pummelled by the weekend's w
Ocean’s fury gives old sea wall a whack
Kiama Independent / Posted 18 days ago
historic sea wall at Wollongong's Flagstaff Hill - pummelled by the weekend's wild weather - is yet to be determined, the Department of Primary Industries says. Pictures: Adam McLean It has stood the test of time – and tides – but the... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Ocean’s fury gives old sea wall a whackhistoric sea wall at Wollongong's Flagstaff Hill - pummelled by the weekend's w
Ocean’s fury gives old sea wall a whack
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 18 days ago
historic sea wall at Wollongong's Flagstaff Hill - pummelled by the weekend's wild weather - is yet to be determined, the Department of Primary Industries says. Pictures: Adam McLean It has stood the test of time – and tides – but the... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Helping the young on the landof the Young Farmer Business Project initiative. The Young Farmer Business Pro
Helping the young on the land
Daily Liberal / Posted 19 days ago
of the Young Farmer Business Project initiative. The Young Farmer Business Project is a joint initiative between the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI), NSW Young Farmers Council and NSW Farmers Association, which aims to increase the... Read more
19d
Illawarra Mercury
Shark patrols a job for choppersspotted and it is deemed to be posing a danger to people, the helicopter will u
Shark patrols a job for choppers
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 19 days ago
spotted and it is deemed to be posing a danger to people, the helicopter will use its siren and loud hailer to immediately alert swimmers and surfers and get them out of the water. The Department of Primary Industries will also tweet the informati... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Cleaning up after the storm around Naroomacopped serious damage, but these structures along with the damaged Narooma town
Cleaning up after the storm around Narooma
Kiama Independent / Posted 19 days ago
copped serious damage, but these structures along with the damaged Narooma town wharf, are the responsibility of the NSW Department of Primary Industries – Lands. The most serious situation for council is the land slip on Centenary Drive with... Read more
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Daily Examiner
Rain puts mocker on Clarence prawn season extensionAnderson said in addition to their boats, local fishers are studying that lates
Rain puts mocker on Clarence prawn season extension
Daily Examiner / Posted 19 days ago
Anderson said in addition to their boats, local fishers are studying that latest information packs from the NSW Department of Primary Industries about the ongoing restructure of the industry. "There's still a lot of uncertainty about,... Read more
20d
Northern Star
Evans Main Beach ‘ruined’ by dredgingtaken by the council have been passed on and it is not costing the ratepayers.”
Evans Main Beach ‘ruined’ by dredging
Northern Star / Posted 20 days ago
taken by the council have been passed on and it is not costing the ratepayers.” Dave Hopper from the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries said the department consulted coastal experts about where to place sand from the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Deadly danger lurks in murky backwashbecause of the risk of them breaking loose in the big swells and becoming a dan
Deadly danger lurks in murky backwash
The Courier Mail / Posted 20 days ago
because of the risk of them breaking loose in the big swells and becoming a danger to surfers and swimmers. The NSW Department of Primary Industries yesterday warned people to avoid the brackish water at northern NSW beaches caused by the... Read more
20d
The North West Star
On to the millenniuma natural disaster area. Mount Isa was declared a quarantine area after papaya
On to the millennium
The North West Star / Posted 20 days ago
a natural disaster area. Mount Isa was declared a quarantine area after papaya fruit flies were found in the region. The Department of Primary Industries raised the alarm after finding them in a trap in the city. Steve Jenje winning the Gregory... Read more
20d
Northern Star
Land Services to meet with farmers to assess storm damageLand Services will collate the information reported by farmers into an Agricult
Land Services to meet with farmers to assess storm damage
Northern Star / Posted 20 days ago
Land Services will collate the information reported by farmers into an Agricultural Natural Disaster Report for the Department of Primary Industries. The Department of Primary Industries is working with industry representatives to... Read more
20d
Northern Star
All but one pony recovered safe and well after floodponies at Eltham that had been reported missing. However, Mr Hills said togeth
All but one pony recovered safe and well after flood
Northern Star / Posted 20 days ago
ponies at Eltham that had been reported missing. However, Mr Hills said together with the owners and officers from the Department of Primary Industries, all but one had been found fit and well. He said there was also a number of cattle from... Read more
21d
Daily Examiner
Authorities assess coastal storm damageDREDGING of the Yamba boat harbour has been halted while staff from the Departm
Authorities assess coastal storm damage
Daily Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
DREDGING of the Yamba boat harbour has been halted while staff from the Department of Primary Industries assess the impact of the weekend's storm. Tonnes of sand which had already been pumped onto the beach were washed away by king tides, to the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Creating fertile ground to grow young farmersfor farming as a way of life, but the numbers of young people taking up agricul
Creating fertile ground to grow young farmers
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 days ago
for farming as a way of life, but the numbers of young people taking up agriculture continue to dwindle. Now, the Department of Primary Industries and the New South Wales Farmers Association are actively seeking the answer to the question,... Read more
22d
Kiama Independent
Weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarraimage from the Bureau of Meteorology highlights the heavy rainfall that forecas
Weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarra
Kiama Independent / Posted 22 days ago
image from the Bureau of Meteorology highlights the heavy rainfall that forecasters believe will move south. 12.30PM: NSW Department of Primary Industries advises water users to avoid murky water following rain due to possible increased risk of... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarraimage from the Bureau of Meteorology highlights the heavy rainfall that forecas
Weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarra
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 22 days ago
image from the Bureau of Meteorology highlights the heavy rainfall that forecasters believe will move south. 12.30PM: NSW Department of Primary Industries advises water users to avoid murky water following rain due to possible increased risk of... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarraimage from the Bureau of Meteorology highlights the heavy rainfall that forecas
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarra
Kiama Independent / Posted 22 days ago
image from the Bureau of Meteorology highlights the heavy rainfall that forecasters believe will move south. 12.30PM: NSW Department of Primary Industries advises water users to avoid murky water following rain due to possible increased risk of... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarraimage from the Bureau of Meteorology highlights the heavy rainfall that forecas
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarra
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 22 days ago
image from the Bureau of Meteorology highlights the heavy rainfall that forecasters believe will move south. 12.30PM: NSW Department of Primary Industries advises water users to avoid murky water following rain due to possible increased risk of... Read more
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The Young Witness
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarraimage from the Bureau of Meteorology highlights the heavy rainfall that forecas
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarra
The Young Witness / Posted 22 days ago
image from the Bureau of Meteorology highlights the heavy rainfall that forecasters believe will move south. 12.30PM: NSW Department of Primary Industries advises water users to avoid murky water following rain due to possible increased risk of... Read more
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Western Advocate
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarraimage from the Bureau of Meteorology highlights the heavy rainfall that forecas
Live weather blog: wild weather batters the Illawarra
Western Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
image from the Bureau of Meteorology highlights the heavy rainfall that forecasters believe will move south. 12.30PM: NSW Department of Primary Industries advises water users to avoid murky water following rain due to possible increased risk of... Read more
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