Latest OEH media releases

Rare turtle surprises Boambee Beach fisher

An early morning fishing trip had one local reeling with surprise when they spotted a marine turtle nesting on Boambee Beach on Tuesday morning (9/1) the first on record.

  • 11 Jan 2018

'Open house' for Murrah Flora Reserves

National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) staff will host two ‘open houses’ in January for locals and visitors to come in and hear more about the Murrah Flora Reserves.

  • 05 Jan 2018

Discover the South Coast on a ranger-guided adventure

Feed your curiosity and discover some of nature’s secrets on a ranger-guided tour in a South Coast or Southern Highlands national park this summer.

  • 29 Dec 2017

Air Quality Statement to show continuing good rating for NSW

Air quality in NSW is continuing its positive trend, with early key results from the Annual Air Quality Statement showing NSW has experienced an overall ‘good’ rating across the state for the fifth consecutive year.

  • 27 Dec 2017

A mountain of rubbish removed from Perisher Valley

70kg of scrapped steel, 5kg of cardboard and paper, 60kg of plastic and glass recycling and over 600kg of rubbish has been removed from Perisher last week by National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and Perisher Resort staff, part of the Annual Clean-Up Perisher Day in Kosciuszko National Park.

  • 22 Dec 2017

Latest ministerial media releases

New air quality monitoring stations for NSW

New air quality monitoring stations have been built in Parramatta, Gunnedah and Narrabri, expanding NSW’s nation leading Air Quality Monitoring Network, Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton announced today.

  • 28 Dec 2017

First property purchased under scheme to protect NSW koalas

The NSW Government has successfully negotiated the first property to be purchased under its $10 million koala land acquisition program, Member for Goulburn Pru Goward along with the Minister for the Environment Gabrielle Upton announced today.

  • 22 Dec 2017

Statement from Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton

The rock fall at Blue Mountains National Park is horrific.

  • 29 Nov 2017

Rare koala sightings in Dharug National Park

Two koalas have been spotted on night-vision cameras in the Dharug National Park, making them the first confirmed koala sightings in the area for decades.

  • 25 Oct 2017

Sirius apartment building

The Sirius apartment building in The Rocks will not be listed on the State Heritage register.

  • 25 Oct 2017