Latest OEH media releases

Kids' July school holiday fun at Yarrangobilly Caves

Yarrangobilly Caves has introduced new Winter WilderQuest Nature Play school holiday activities for primary school children.

  • 25 Jun 2018

Give seals space while they rest

Following a string of seal sightings along the coast over the past week the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is calling on the public to give them plenty of space after small crowds gathered at a number of locations to get a closer look.

  • 22 Jun 2018

Wild weather forces the temporary closure of beach driving at the Worimi Conservation Lands

People are advised that driving along Stockton Beach in the Worimi Conservation lands is temporarily closed, due to large swell causing unsafe driving conditions.

  • 18 Jun 2018

Research underway at the Lake Cargelligo 'fish and bird nursery'

Recent surveys of both fish and birds in and around Lake Cargelligo by the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) and a local ecologist are helping to develop a more complete picture about how the lake contributes to the ecological health of the whole Lachlan valley.

  • 14 Jun 2018

Worimi Conservation lands reopened to driving

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has advised that beach driving along Stockton Beach in the Worimi Conservation lands will be reopened to the public 8 June.

  • 07 Jun 2018

Latest ministerial media releases

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

164 year-old bill of sale for PS Collaroy at home in the State Library

Minister for Heritage Gabrielle Upton and Minister for the Arts Don Harwin have announced a restored historic 'bill of sale' for the mid-19th century paddle steamer Collaroy has been handed to the State Library of NSW for safekeeping and public display.

  • 21 May 2018