Latest media releases

NPWS 50th birthday at Yarrangobilly Caves

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is throwing open the doors to Kosciuszko National Park with a major event at Yarrangobilly Caves to mark the Services' golden anniversary.

  • 22 Sep 2017

Malabar Headland National Park thanks its Friends

The Friends of Malabar Headland volunteer group have been thanked for more than 30 years of dedication and hard work to protect biodiversity in the area at a National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) event on 21 September.

  • 22 Sep 2017

Harder to get to campgrounds offer rewards at Oxley Wild Rivers National Park

Families with four wheel drives have even easier access to some of the harder to get to campgrounds in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park, with some camp grounds offering reduced fees and others free.

  • 21 Sep 2017

Delayed Reopening of Cabramurra to Khancoban Road

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) advise that the seasonal reopening of the Cabramurra to Khancoban Road will be delayed due to late snow falls.

  • 21 Sep 2017

Help shape Crawney Pass National Park's future

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is asking for community feedback on the draft Plan of Management (POM) for Crawney Pass National Park.

  • 20 Sep 2017

Latest ministerial media releases

18th century relic anchored in new home

An anchor dating back to when the French Navy explored our coastline will soon be back on display for all to see, NSW Heritage Minister Gabrielle Upton announced today.

  • 19 Sep 2017

NPWS firefighters home from Canada

Environment Minister, Gabrielle Upton congratulated National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) fire-fighting experts who have been returning from Canada over the past few days after helping with the recent wildfire emergency in British Columbia.

  • 13 Sep 2017

Environmental award finalists

Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton has announced the finalists for the 18th Green Globe Awards, recognising sustainability and environmental leadership across NSW.

  • 12 Sep 2017

Lifeline for bilbies

Dubbo’s Taronga Western Plains Zoo has commenced development of a 110-hectare breeding sanctuary for the Greater Bilby in a bid to re-introduce them back into the wild in late 2019, Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton announced today.

  • 07 Sep 2017

New land management and conservation laws start

New land management laws, which will improve both environmental outcomes and farmers’ productivity, will begin from tomorrow, Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair, and Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton said today.

  • 24 Aug 2017