Celebrating 40 years of Agfest participation

​​Our 2024 exhibit showcases how divisions across our department and the community are working towards delivering a sustainable Tasmania, through an array of exciting displays and lots of interactive activities. 

What’s in store this year? 

Biosecurity Tasmania

The Biosecurity team will be onsite answering questions and helping to raise Agfest visitors’ awareness on important biosecurity issues including:

  • emerging pest and disease threats
  • livestock biosecurity and welfare
  • invasive weeds
  • the General Biosecurity Duty (GBD).

We will have staff from the Sheep and goat eID project to answer all your questions about our transition to supporting the national traceability reforms for electronic tagging and reporting system for sheep and goats. 

The TassieCat team will be joining us once again to talk about responsible cat ownership and agricultural diseases associated with cats.

Agriculture and Water

AgriGrowth Tasmania have plenty of information about how we can help support the Tasmanian agricultural industry and the farm business resilience program.

Safe Farming Tasmania will be focusing on about quad bike and on farm safety. 

Game Services Tasmania will be available to discuss how they support landholders to manage browsing wildlife and farm deer. 

​Environment, Heritage and Land Tasmania 

The team will be back showcasing an array of LIST products and services, including Heritage Register data, Enterprise Suitability and Climate data, and Elevation and Imagery Products. Come down for a chat and see how they use technology to support the community, industry, and visitors to the state. 

We will also have staff from the waste team talking about all this waste reform and the circular economy.


Careers at NRE Tas 

Have you ever thought about a career in the public service or just want to give back to your community?

Come talk to our team about the wide range of careers on offer within the department, different pathways available to gain employment, entry level positions and volunteering.

Tasmania Parks and Wildlife

Visit the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service interactive exhibit to learn how our programs support the protection of cultural and natural values in parks and reserves, while facilitating great experiences and the Tasmanian way of life. PWS will have rangers on site to answer questions from the public as well as promoting our Leave No Trace and fire safety messages. 

More to see and do this year.

We will be running a series of events and activities in the NRE Tas tent.  Keep an eye on our Facebook for posts about what’s on each day.

Where to find us

The NRE Tas exhibit display at Agfest 2024 is certainly not one to be missed. We'll have our different divisions under the one roof so come and find us at S70 on South Street, Quercus Park Carrick from 2 May to 4 May. We look forward to seeing you there!​​