Mobile apps

The Office of Environment and Heritage has developed several engaging mobile apps.

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 
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 air quality alerts, Sydney forecast and daily regional air quality.
Subscribe to air quality updates

Beachwatch mobile

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

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

Centennial Parklands History Walk App

Centennial Parklands history Walk app
Walk through Centennial Parklands, one of Australia's best known and loved Parklands, that's also one of its most history. This self-guided tour with audio commentary and history footage will take you through the rich history of 'The People's Park' - 125 years of intrigue, challenge and peculiarity.
Download the iPhone 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 

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 
National Parks and Wildlife Service Self-guided tours app

NPWS Self-guided tours
This free app helps you plan the selected national park walk and gives insight about cultural heritage and the wonderful wildlife most likely to be seen or heard at each carefully selected stop.
Download iPhone App | Download Android App

Nature Near Me

Nature Near Me app
The Nature Near Me app is a free mobile app that lets you discover and explore nature near you in NSW.
More information

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 
Smarter Choice app

Smarter Choice app
Smarter Choice Running Cost Calculator is a free mobile app that helps you choose products that provide the best value for money.
More information

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

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 
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 
Warrumbungle Snap Warrumbungle Snap
WarrumbungleSnap allows you to upload photos from two photo points in Warrumbungle National Park to an online picture gallery. It is part of a research program to monitor recovery of the Warrumbungle National Park after intense wildfires which burnt much of the park in January 2013.
Download iPhone app | Android 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

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

Other NSW government mobile apps

Mobile apps - apple and android


  • Go to data.nsw to find out more about apps4nsw and government data, including OEH data, available online.
  • BioNet - source of biodiversity data for NSW

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Page last updated: 03 August 2017