Latest Environment and Heritage media releases

Environmental grants connect to Country

The NSW Environmental Trust's annual Protecting Our Places grants are now open, and Aboriginal groups or corporations are encouraged to apply for funding up to $80,000.

  • 21 Feb 2024

Eyes out for loo vandals in Georges River National Park

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) opened 3 sparkling new community toilet blocks at Burrawang Reach just before Christmas – but, disappointingly, vandals have now struck 4 times.

  • 15 Feb 2024

Vandals destroy endangered trees in Jaaningga Nature Reserve

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is investigating the destruction of rare native trees in a nature reserve south of Bellingen.

  • 15 Feb 2024

Repairs to Trial Bay foreshore start this week

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) starts works today to restore and protect Trial Bay foreshore in Arakoon National Park.

  • 13 Feb 2024

Play safe at beaches and waterways in national parks this long weekend

With hot weather forecast to kick off the long weekend, beachgoers are urged to play safe while visiting NSW national park beaches, waterfalls and rivers.

  • 25 Jan 2024

Latest ministerial media releases

Clean energy projects up and running to power 1.5 million homes

The NSW Government is on track to deliver enough renewable energy to power more than 1.5 million NSW homes, following multiple NSW Government approvals of wind and solar projects in 2023.

  • 01 Mar 2024

Community invited to have their say on saving koalas

The community is encouraged to share their views on the best ways to help our endangered koalas with the release of a new NSW Government discussion paper.

  • 29 Feb 2024

SS Nemesis: 120-year-old shipwreck mystery solved and search for relatives begins

The 120-year-old mystery of SS Nemesis and the 32 crew members lost at sea has been solved, with the accidental discovery and subsequent identification of a shipwreck in waters off Port Kembla.

  • 26 Feb 2024

$275 million investment sparks net zero manufacturing and jobs

The NSW Government is today announcing $275 million in grants under the Net Zero Manufacturing Initiative to secure New South Wales as the place to develop and manufacture clean technology, and create new jobs in the process.

  • 26 Feb 2024

$3.5 million boost for koala care in regional New South Wales

The NSW Government is delivering on its commitment to provide additional support to wildlife hospitals, koala protection and research with more than $3.5 million in new funding provided to 3 regional wildlife-care facilities.

  • 21 Feb 2024