The Department of Primary Industries - Fisheries NSW undertakes and facilitates research on aquatic animals and plants, and their habitats and ecosystems to ensure management receive the best scientific advice to make informed decisions. All projects that conduct research on animals meet Animal Care and Ethics guidelines.
Who we are
The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is part of the Department of Industry.
DPI works to increase the value of primary industries and drive economic growth across NSW.
DPI manages a broad range of initiatives from resource to industry, including natural resource management, research and development, pest and disease management, food safety, industry engagement, and market access and competition.
The DPI Strategic Plan for 2017 to 2019 outlines the role DPI plays in driving economic growth and increasing the value of primary industries in NSW.
DPI provides a range of services to stakeholders in NSW, to continue driving economic growth and increasing the value of primary industries in the State.