Latest Environment and Heritage media releases

Mountain bike enthusiasts gear up for Thredbo Valley Track

The spectacular Thredbo Valley Track extension is now complete, with the final 1.5 kilometres of new mountain bike track open in Kosciuszko National Park, providing almost 40 kilometres of world-class mountain bike track from Thredbo village to the Thredbo River picnic area.

  • 02 Dec 2022

Hazard reduction burn for Seahampton, Stockrington State Conservation Area near Newcastle

The Seahampton section of Stockrington State Conservation Area will temporarily close from Sunday 4 December for a hazard reduction burn, weather permitting.

  • 02 Dec 2022

Further hazard reduction burns in Morton National Park

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will continue undertaking hazard reduction burning in Morton National Park from Saturday 3 December, weather permitting.

  • 01 Dec 2022

National park heritage cottage trials hydrogen power

A heritage cottage in the Myall Lakes National Park is the first in Australia to switch to a green hydrogen stand-alone power system.

  • 01 Dec 2022

$1 million awarded at first ever Heritage PitchFest event

History has been made as the historic Windy Station Woolshed, south of Tamworth, was awarded $1 million in matched funding after winning the first ever NSW Government Heritage PitchFest in Sydney.

  • 30 Nov 2022

Latest ministerial media releases

Extra $106,250 in urgent funds for Lake Cathie

Further important works along the Illaroo Road precinct will be undertaken by Port Macquarie-Hastings Council with a $106,250 grant from the NSW Government.

  • 01 Dec 2022

New year, new view – the top spots to see Sydney’s fireworks

Get a cracking harbourside view this New Year’s Eve by celebrating at one of six sites across magnificent national parks around Sydney Harbour.

  • 28 Nov 2022

Warilla Beach seawall reconstruction starts

Critical infrastructure behind Warilla Beach will be better secured from the impacts of beach erosion with reconstruction of the seawall now underway thanks to the NSW Government partnering with Shellharbour City Council.

  • 23 Nov 2022

One of Australia's rarest songbirds finds its voice again

The wild population of one of Australia's rarest birds is being boosted after the release of 50 conservation-bred birds on Wonnarua Country in the Lower Hunter Valley this week.

  • 20 Nov 2022

Steps closer to Great Southern Walk

Construction has begun on the Great Southern Walk, a brand new multi-day experience that will take walkers on a 67-kilometre adventure through three magnificent coastal areas.

  • 19 Nov 2022