Latest OEH media releases

Community set to celebrate new kayak launcher that has wheelchair users rollin' on the river

Innovation and recycling from the Moama community have combined in a fantastic new facility that brings kayaking to people with limited mobility.

  • 26 Nov 2018

1000 timber steps replaced as Fan's Horizon Track fully reopens Warrumbungle National Park

Warrumbungle National Park is fully operational again after the re-opening of the final walking track affected by the 2013 fire.

  • 26 Nov 2018

Watch out, turtles about!

If you fancy a spot of turtle spotting, now is the time to help monitor turtle activity on beaches on the NSW north coast.

  • 20 Nov 2018

National Parks calls for information on bow hunter turkey attacks

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is calling for information on two bow and arrow shooting attacks on native brush turkeys in the Byron Bay area.

  • 09 Nov 2018

Birds abound over summer on Muttonbird Island

Celebrate the start of the 2018 muttonbird nesting season with a ranger-guided educational tour of Muttonbird Island Nature Reserve in Coffs Harbour by the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS).

  • 06 Nov 2018

Latest ministerial media releases

The bilbies are back

For the first time in more than a century, bilbies are running wild in a NSW conservation area.

  • 05 Dec 2018

$40 million for climate change protection

The NSW Government is investing more than $40 million to meet the challenges of climate change.

  • 26 Nov 2018

Strickland House Estate protected in perpetuity

The state heritage listed Strickland House Estate at Vaucluse has been formally transferred to the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) so it will be protected in perpetuity.

  • 31 Oct 2018

Parks firefighting gets $11 million dollar boost

Two state-of-the-art helicopters and 280 firefighting units have been added to the state's national parks firefighting stable.

  • 30 Oct 2018

Illawarra Mountain Biking Strategy opens for public consultation

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward MP has today announced that the Illawarra Escarpment Mountain Biking Strategy is now open for public consultation.

  • 30 Oct 2018