Latest OEH media releases

Free 'Introduction to Energy Management' training in Sydney, Lismore, Macksville, Tamworth, Broken Hill and Deniliquin

The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) is offering a free 'Introduction to Energy Management' course in 6 locations across NSW from 23 – 31 July.

  • 19 Jul 2018

$3 million for contaminated land clean-up in NSW

The Environmental Trust has announced funding of up to $3 million over three years to assist eligible councils to investigate and remediate former legacy gaswork sites across NSW.

  • 17 Jul 2018

Refurbished NPWS alpine lodge opens for public rental

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS)'s refurbished Numbananga Lodge at Smiggin Holes will open for bookings in time for the 2018 ski season.

  • 11 Jul 2018

A once a year extraordinary experience to visit a remote maritime outpost

A lucky handful of people will have the opportunity soon to visit one of the most extraordinary and remote lighthouses in Australia when helicopter tours of South Solitary Island resume for only two weekends in early August.

  • 04 Jul 2018

Humpback whale successfully disentangled in NPWS operation off Sydney

A humpback whale caught in a 100-metre length of rope off Sydney has been successfully disentangled 3 July by a specialist National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) whale disentanglement crew.

  • 03 Jul 2018

Latest ministerial media releases

9 million more ways to save threatened species

The NSW Government has put $9 million on the table to deliver more local projects to save threatened species.

  • 26 Jun 2018

Wollemi Pines sprout seeds of success

An ambitious project to better preserve the so called "dinosaur tree" – the Wollemi Pine – has blossomed and is sprouting in a secret location.

  • 24 Jun 2018

Environment and heritage tourism boost

The State's parks and gardens are set for a tourism boost as part of the NSW Government's $1.9 billion Environment and Heritage budget announced today.

  • 19 Jun 2018

Budget boost for conservation

A $50 million commitment in today's Budget effectively doubles the amount the NSW Government spends to purchase conservation land over 5 years.

  • 19 Jun 2018

Making buildings greener with NABERS on World Environment Day

Three ambitious new projects that could dramatically reduce energy and water consumption in office and apartment blocks across Australia have been launched by NSW Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton.

  • 05 Jun 2018