Scientific research is a key driver of innovation and improved resource management in the primary industries sector which in turn drives growth and profitability.
Our research scientists are well connected and regarded both nationally and globally, and work collaboratively in a broad range of primary industries, and public and private organisations.
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.