Latest OEH media releases

Sustainability champions urged to nominate for NSW Green Globe Awards before 8 June

Know a business, group or person doing great things for the globe? With just two weeks remaining until nominations close on 8 June, sustainable businesses, community groups and individuals across New South Wales are encouraged to apply for the 19th annual Green Globe Awards.

  • 25 May 2018

NPWS hazard reduction burns in Helensburgh

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is planning to undertake hazard reduction burns this week and next week in Helensburgh, weather permitting.

  • 24 May 2018

Hazard reduction burn planned for tomorrow in Bongil Bongil National Park

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will carry out a hazard reduction burn in Bongil Bongil National Park south of Sawtell on 25 May.

  • 24 May 2018

Hazard Reduction burn in South East Forest National Park

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is planning a hazard reduction burn in the eastern section of South East Forest National Park Wednesday 23 May, weather permitting.

  • 23 May 2018

Hazard reduction burn in Bouddi National Park

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is planning a one day hazard reduction burn tomorrow south of MacMasters Beach in Bouddi National Park in an effort to reduce fuel loads.

  • 22 May 2018

Latest ministerial media releases

164 year-old bill of sale for PS Collaroy at home in the State Library

Minister for Heritage Gabrielle Upton and Minister for the Arts Don Harwin have announced a restored historic 'bill of sale' for the mid-19th century paddle steamer Collaroy has been handed to the State Library of NSW for safekeeping and public display.

  • 21 May 2018

Another 18,000 hectares added for conservation

More than 18,000 hectares of land will be added to the NSW conservation network, providing a significant boost to the State’s biodiversity, Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton announced today.

  • 14 May 2018

Koala Strategy will save Australia's national treasure

Premier Gladys Berejiklian has today unveiled an unprecedented State strategy to protect Australia's iconic koala, including a special new koala hospital and major new reserves for the much-loved marsupial.

  • 06 May 2018

Humpbacks having a whale of a time

Over 30,000 humpback whales are about to make their mighty presence felt as they begin their annual migration from Antarctica, along the coast of NSW to the warmer waters of Queensland.

  • 01 May 2018

Cook's landing site to be recognised for 250th anniversary

The Australian and NSW Governments have joined together to properly recognise and commemorate the meeting of two cultures at the landing site of then Lt James Cook and the HMB Endeavour on 29 April 1770 at Kurnell as part of the 2020 250th Anniversary.

  • 28 Apr 2018