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National Ag Day 2023 – Careers in Primary Industries- Research Leader for Weed Biocontrol – Andrew McConnachie (Stage 3, Stage 4, Stage 5, Stage 6, TAFE Students, Teacher, Parent)

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You might be surprised by what a career in primary industries or agriculture can mean for you!


Join the NSW DPI’s Dr Andrew McConnachie to learn about his career as a Research Leader for Weed Biocontrol.

The NSW Department of Primary Industries is a government agency that delivers a broad range of initiatives across the State including research and development to grow our agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors; and regulation and administration of biosecurity, food safety, animal welfare and hunting in NSW.

To do this the NSW DPI has an array of research stations, 13,0000ha of trial sites and employs thousands of staff across the state.

Our vast career opportunities include careers with on-the-job training all the way through to careers requiring tertiary qualifications.

Follow the NSW DPI Careers in Primary Industries shorts to discover a career in Primary Industries or Agriculture for you.

This clip is from the NSW DPI Careers in Primary Industries careers short clips, all approximately 2-3 minutes.



BROUGHT TO YOU BY: NSW Department of Primary Industries

Event Details

Event Type

On Demand (available until: 31-Dec-2025 05:00PM)

Delivery Platform

Youtube Recording


3 Minutes



Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand


Other KLAs

Science and Tech » Agriculture

Science and Tech » Biology

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More Information About This Event

Find the NSW DPI Schools Programs’ whole suite of learning resources, careers promotion, student events and Teacher Professional Development opportunities  at:  https://www.nswdpi-schools-program.com/

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: NSW Department of Primary Industries

Phone: 02 6391 3057

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.nswdpi-schools-program.com/

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