The department is committed to keeping the Norfolk Island community informed on important projects being undertaken by the Australian Government.

  • Management of pests and diseases on Norfolk Island is important to support the Island's agricultural system and natural environment. The Department, with support from community members, scientists, the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, and Norfolk Island Regional Council are working to strengthen pest and disease management on Norfolk Island.

  • The department has engaged the CSIRO to assess Norfolk Island’s groundwater resources and options to increase water security.

  • The department is commencing a project to deepen and widen the Kingston Pier channel bed, to improve safety and access, providing significant benefits to pier users and the broader community.