Latest OEH media releases

Hard work reopens one of the Snowy Mountains toughest adventure walks

The renowned Hannels Spur walking track on the western side of the Snowy Mountains is once again accessible for experienced bushwalkers following maintenance work by National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) staff and a group of dedicated volunteer walkers including one of Australia’s foremost mountaineers, Tim Macartney-Snape.

  • 20 Apr 2018

Hazard reduction burn in Brindabella National Park

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is planning a hazard reduction burn in the north-east section of the Brindabella National Park on Friday 20 April, weather permitting.

  • 19 Apr 2018

Hazard reduction burn in central part of Kosciuszko National Park

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is planning a hazard reduction burn in the Brayshaws Hut area in Kosciuszko National Park, Wednesday 18 April, weather permitting.

  • 18 Apr 2018

$5 million in Environmental Trust grants for flying-fox habitat restoration

The NSW Government is committing $5 million dollars in grant funding over 10 years for long-term solutions that improve and restore flying-fox habitat that reduce impacts on communities, the Office of Environment and Heritage announced today.

  • 18 Apr 2018

Community members sought for NPWS Regional Advisory Committees

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is seeking applications from community members to nominate for membership of one of eight NSW Regional Advisory Committees. The advisory committees provide independent advice to the OEH Chief Executive, NPWS Directors and to the National Parks and Wildlife Advisory Council.

  • 13 Apr 2018

Latest ministerial media releases

Nominations open for 2018 NSW Green Globe Awards

Sustainability leaders and innovators can now be nominated for the 19th annual Green Globe Awards, Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton announced today.

  • 17 Apr 2018

Hadley Park given State Heritage listing

Hadley Park, one of the oldest farming estates in Australia, will be listed on the NSW State Heritage Register, Minister for Heritage Gabrielle Upton announced 17 April.

  • 17 Apr 2018

Multi-million dollar boost for Kosciuszko

Deputy Premier, Minister for Regional NSW and Member for Monaro, and Minister for the Environment Gabrielle Upton announced a multi-million dollar funding boost for the Kosciuszko National Park, which will create one of Australia's, if not the world's, best multi-day walking tracks.

  • 17 Apr 2018

Councils encouraged to apply for funds as new NSW coastal legislation commences

NSW Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton and Planning Minister Anthony Roberts have welcomed the commencement of the NSW Coastal Management Act.

  • 03 Apr 2018

Bilbies bouncing back to NSW National Parks

For the first time in over 100 years the Greater Bilby will be back in NSW National Parks before the end of the year, Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton announced.

  • 01 Apr 2018