OEH organisation and services
View the OEH organisational structure and OEH Executive.
The Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) consists of six functional areas:
- National Parks and Wildlife Service
- Regional Operations
- Strategy, Performance and Services
Policy Division provides policy advice and supports the Executive and the Minister by leading the review, development and co-ordination of strategic policy for OEH. It leads OEH's engagement in whole-of-government policy formation and intergovernmental affairs. The Division conducts policy evaluations to continuously improve the organisation's policy framework.
National Parks and Wildlife Service
NPWS manages, conserves and cares for more than 7 million hectares of land in national parks and reserves. NPWS aims to increase tourism, participation and visitation so more people can access, enjoy and get involved in their local environment and heritage.
Delivers integrated and customer-focused services at the regional and local level to strengthen communities and partnerships across NSW. This includes services, programs and support for education, community engagement, energy efficiency, Aboriginal and historic heritage, volunteering, environmental water management, compliance and enforcement, and private land conservation.
Strategy, Performance and Services
Drives OEH’s strategic approach and provides internal support services to perform at the highest possible standards, demonstrating value for money by ensuring a clear return for customers and the community for investing in environmental and heritage outcomes.
Provides scientific evidence and knowledge to underpin environmental decision making, regulation and service delivery.
Provides advice on legislation administered by OEH and the EPA relating to environment conservation and protection. Advice is also provided on the machinery of government, civil liability, property and other matters that affect the operations of OEH and the EPA.
Page last updated: 07 December 2012