The Department of Primary Industries (DPI) is part of the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment. It works to increase the value of primary industries and drive economic growth across NSW, and includes three key divisions:
- DPI Agriculture is responsible for increasing the productivity and resilience of the agricultural sector. It does this through agricultural productivity research across livestock, plants and natural resource management areas.
- DPI Fisheries supports economic growth and sustainable access to aquatic resources through commercial and recreational fisheries management, research, aquaculture development, habitat protection and rehabilitation, regulation and compliance.
- DPI Biosecurity and Food Safety is responsible for the protection of the NSW economy, environment and community from biosecurity and food safety risks. Ii includes the NSW Food Authority.