Latest OEH media releases

Mount Canobolas Summit reopens

The National Parks and Wildlife Service and Cabonne Shire Council are pleased to announce the Mount Canobolas summit has reopened this week, in time for the Easter weekend.

  • 21 Mar 2018

Information sought after four wombats killed

The National Parks and Wildlife Service is calling for anyone with information to come forward after 4 dead wombats, including a baby, were deliberately killed at the Mill Creek campground in Dharug National Park.

  • 21 Mar 2018

North Room Museum spotlights the Cape Byron's lighthouse families

The newest exhibition in the Cape Byron Lighthouse North Room Museum shines the light on the lighthouse keepers and their families who kept the lighthouse going for almost a century.

  • 14 Mar 2018

Hazard reduction burning starts this weekend

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) Southern Ranges Branch will commence the annual autumn hazard reduction burning program 10 March, weather permitting.

  • 09 Mar 2018

New Walk through Burrill's cultural heritage

Around 35 people came together 7 March on the shores of Burrill Lake near Ulladulla to thank the local Aboriginal community for their contribution to the new Giriwa Bagan Walking Trail.

  • 08 Mar 2018

Latest ministerial media releases

Quollity selfie spotting from citizen scientists

Citizen scientists from across Australia and the world have helped researchers count Illawarra's elusive spotted-tailed quoll, Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton said 3 March.

  • 03 Mar 2018

$37 million in conservation funding for landholders

The NSW Government has committed $37 million for the opening programs from the new NSW Biodiversity Conservation Trust (BCT), Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton announced 2 March.

  • 02 Mar 2018

$4 million for new bushfire research hub

The NSW Government has provided $4 million and launched a new Bushfire Risk Management Research Hub, Minister for the Environment Gabrielle Upton and Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant announced 28 February.

  • 28 Feb 2018

New Aboriginal cultural heritage laws

For the first time ever, NSW will have stand-alone legislation for our State's Aboriginal cultural heritage and the NSW Government is asking for your contribution.

  • 23 Feb 2018

First dive into history at midget submarine wreck

For the first time members of the public have had the chance to dive to the Japanese midget submarine M24 wreck off Sydney's northern beaches, NSW Minister for Heritage Gabrielle Upton announced.

  • 15 Feb 2018