Connect with your environment and heritage

Community involvement, engagement and consultation are an integral part of the way that we go about our business and develop strategies, goals and targets.

Social media

We use a range of social media channels to listen to and share information with the public.


Environment & Heritage Public Affairs Branch
Including the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
OEH Media is not using FacebookOEH Media on TwitterOEH Media RSS FeedLyrebird TV on YouTubeOEH Media on Flickr
Beach water quality information to help people can make informed decisions about where and when to swim
Beachwatch on FacebookBeachwatch on TwitterBeachwatch RSS FeedBeachwatch is not using YouTubeBeachwatch is not using Flickr
Environment Protection Authority (EPA)
Information about environmental protection in New South Wales
 EPA is not using FacebookNSW EPA on TwitterEPA is not using RSSEPA is not using YouTubeEPA is not using Flickr
Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust
Updates and photos from the gardens
Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust on FacebookRoyal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust on TwitterRoyal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust is not using RSSRoyal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust is not using YouTubeRoyal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust on Flickr
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Photos, video and updates from national parks and reserves throughout NSW 
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service on FacebookNSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is not using TwitterNSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is not using RSSNSW National Parks and Wildlife Service on YouTubeNSW National Parks and Wildlife Service on Flickr
Fires, floods and park closures
Current fires, floods, park closures, fire bans and hazard reduction burns for parks and reserves throughout NSW
Fires, floods and park closures is not using FacebookFires, floods and park closures is not using TwitterFires, floods and park closures RSS FeedFires, floods and park closures is not using YouTubeFires, floods and park closures is not using Flickr
Wild about whales
Whale watching information and recent sightings
Wild about whales on FacebookWild about whales on TwitterWild about whales is not using RSSWild about whales is not using YouTubeWild about whales is not using Flickr
Measuring the environmental performance of Australian buildings, tenancies and homes
NABERS is not using FacebookNABERS on TwitterNABERS is not using RSS FeedsNABERS is not using YouTubeNABERS is not using Flickr
Green Globe Awards
Recognising environmental excellence, leadership and innovation
Green Globe Awards on FacebookGreen Globe Awards on TwitterGreen Globe Awards is not using RSSGreen Globe Awards is not using YouTubeGreen Globe Awards is not using Flickr
Taronga Zoo
Updates on the zoo's amazing animals and conservation programs
Taronga Zoo on FacebookTaronga Zoo on TwitterTaronga Zoo RSS feedTaronga Zoo on YouTubeTaronga Zoo on Flickr
Sydney Living Museums
News and events for key historic museums and houses in Sydney
Historic Houses Trust on FacebookHistoric Houses Trust on TwitterHistoric Houses Trust RSS feedHistoric Houses Trust is not using YouTubeHistoric Houses Trust is not using Flickr
Centennial Park and Moore Park Trust
Photos and updates from Centennial Parklands in Sydney
Centennial Parklands on FacebookCentennial Parklands on TwitterCentennial Parklands RSS feedCentennial Parklands on YouTubeCentennial Parklands on Flickr
Parramatta Park Trust
Events and activities in Parramatta Park
Parramatta Park Trust is not using FacebookParramatta Park Trust is not using TwitterParramatta Park Trust RSS feedParramatta Park Trust is not using YouTubeParramatta Park Trust is not using Flickr
Lord Howe Island Board
Video footage of Lord Howe Island — widely regarded as the most beautiful island in the Pacific
Lord Howe Island Board is not using FacebookLord Howe Island Board is not using TwitterLord Howe Island Board is not using RSSLord Howe Island Board on YouTubeLord Howe Island Board not using Flickr
Backyard Buddies
Info about species you're likely to see in your backyard & tips on how to help out!
Backyard Buddies on FacebookBackyard Buddies is not using TwitterBackyard Buddies is not using RSSBackyard Buddies is not using YouTubeBackyard Buddies is not using Flickr


We offer e-newsletters on a variety of topics.

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Public consultation

The OEH community engagement forum gives you the opportunity to have your say about environment and heritage initiatives.

This forum gives you the opportunity to comment on:

  • how we use legislation, policies and licences to help protect our environment
  • initiatives to help conserve and protect our natural and built environments, in ways that acknowledge and respect the role of Aboriginal people
  • activities within our national parks
  • sustainability programs and other activities to counter the effects of climate change.

Have your say


Report to EPA app

Report to EPA app
Report to EPA is a free mobile app for reporting pollution in NSW to the Environment Protection Authority (EPA).
More information

Beachwatch mobile

Beachwatch mobile
Access daily pollution forecasts for 127 swimming locations on your mobile device.
Visit the mobile site

Audio Tours NPWS app

Audio Tours NPWS app
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Services' self-guided audio walking tours have been designed to reveal historical, social, scientific and design aspects of some of the most popular walks in New South Wales' national parks.
Download iPhone App | Download Android App

Convict Road app

Convict Road app
Discover the secrets of the Old Great North Road and immerse yourself in the past as you follow in the footsteps of the convicts, soldiers and government officials who built the Road.
Download iPhone App 

Wild about whales app

Whale Watching Guide NSW app
The Whales NSW mobile app is everything you love about the Wild About Whales website presented to you in a mobile friendly format for you to take wherever you might spot that whale.
Download iPhone App | Download Android App

Air quality SMS updates

Air quality SMS updates
The Air Quality Index (AQI) is an index for reporting daily air quality. It is an indication of how clean or polluted the air is, the associated health effects and the impact on sensitive groups. SMS updates are available for health alerts, Sydney forecast and daily regional air quality.
Subscribe to air quality updates

Wilderquest app WilderQuest - Nature Discovery iPad app
Take a peak inside a virtual ecosystem and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of our natural landscape. The WilderQuest app is a game where you can discover Australia's native animales and the places they inhabit.
Download iPad App
Naturespaces app Naturescapes iPad App
Discover spectacular locations, natural attractions at your front door, history and culture – this is your guide to the beauty of accommodation in NSW national parks.
Download iPad App 
Bradley Head Audio Tour Bradley Head audio tour
This self-guided audio tour takes you through each section of the Bradleys Head to Chowder Bay walk, in Sydney Harbour National Park. Download it to your mp3 player or phone, and take it with you on the walk.
More information 
AHIMS app AHIMS site recording app
The Aboriginal Heritage Information Management System (AHIMS) contains records of objects and other features that are likely to be of significance to Aboriginal people. This iPhone app is a tool for cultural heritage professionals and Aboriginal communities to record information about Aboriginal sites.
More information 
Centennial Parklands app Centennial Parklands app
A must for anyone visiting Centennial Parklands: information on planning your visit (maps, travel information and gate opening times), an events calendar, and live information on sports fields.
Download the iPhone App
Monkey Mahem app Taronga Zoo app
The free “Taronga Zoo – Monkey Mayhem” iPhone application takes children and parents on an exciting adventure of learning and discovery both at Taronga Zoo and at home.
Download the iPhone App 
Wing tags app Sulphur-crested cockatoo wing-tagging app
The wing-tagging of sulphur-crested cockatoos is a joint research project between the Royal Botanic Gardens and the University of Sydney. It aims to assess the size and movements of the cockatoo population in the Sydney region. The free iPhone app can be used to report tagged cockatoo sightings.
Download the iPhone app 
Mungo guide Mungo National Park digital guidebook
A guidebook optimised for mobile phone presentation, which downloads in its entirety so it can be used in your travels around the park when you are out of range of the wi-fi network.
Download the guidebook 


Go to data.nsw to find out more about apps4nsw and government data, including OEH data, available online.

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Page last updated: 31 October 2013