Industry Advice

The NSW Rural Assistance Authority (RAA) operates within the NSW Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI), which forms part of the Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW).

The RAA is advised by the NSW DPI and DRNSW, as well as industry partners, in regards to animal and plant biosecurity emergencies as well as natural disasters and other emergencies affecting the sector.

Stay up to date on current issues and emergencies by referring to the departmental webpages listed below.

Current issues and emergencies

Foot and Mouth Disease
Varroa Mite

Useful links

NSW Department of Primary Industries
NSW Department of Planning and Environment
Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
NSW Office of Environment & Heritage
Bureau of Meteorology
Local Land Services
Resilience NSW
Service NSW
Water NSW
NSW Fair Trading
NSW Drought Hub
Combined Drought Indicator
Regional Investment Corporation

Rural Financial Counselling Services (RFCS)

NSW Central & Southern Region
NSW Northern Region