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Corporate entry New South Wales Department of Agriculture (1908 - )

State of New South Wales

From
22 January 1908
New South Wales, Australia
Functions
Agricultural industry and Advisory or regulatory body
Alternative Names
  • NSW Agriculture
Website
http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/agriculture
Reference No
SRNSW: Agency 543
Legal Status
Agency of the State of New South Wales
Location
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Summary

The NSW Department of Agriculture was formed out of the existing "sub-department" in the Department of Mines and Agriculture in 1907 through an Act of Parliament. It commenced formal operations early in 1908. The Department administers policy and Acts of Parliament relating to rural industries including scientific research, industry education and extension.

Published resources

Books

  • Mylrea, P.J., In the Service of Agriculture: a Centennial History of the New South Wales Deprtment of Agriculture, 1890-1990, NSW Agriculture, Sydney, 1990, 282 pp. Details

Online Resources

See also

  • Atchison, John, 'Magee, Charles Joseph Patrick (1901-1989), Agricultural Scientist', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 18, 2012, pp. 112-3. Details
  • Green Lindsay, 'Noble, Robert Jackson (1894-1981), Agricultural Scientist and Public Servant', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 18, 2012, p. 225. Details

Gavan McCarthy