Latest Environment, Energy and Science media releases

Top whale watching spots along North Coast

Visitors to NSW's coastal national parks are likely to spot a whale on their next trip with over 30,000 predicted to be currently migrating along the NSW coastline.

  • 19 Sep 2019

Bushfire forces temporary part closure of Yuraygir National Park

Following last week's destructive bushfires part of the Yuraygir National Park, including a section of the iconic Yuraygir Coastal Walk are temporarily closed.

  • 18 Sep 2019

Community invited to 'drop-in' session for Tomaree National Park Plan of Management Draft Amendment and Tomaree Coastal Walk proposal

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is hosting a community information session for the Tomaree National Park Plan of Management Draft Amendment including the Draft Tomaree Coastal Walk Strategy, on Wednesday 25 September 2019.

  • 17 Sep 2019

Hazard reduction burn for Queanbeyan Nature Reserve

The National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting a hazard reduction burn in Queanbeyan Nature Reserve 9 and 10 September 2019 weather permitting.

  • 06 Sep 2019

Montague Island reopens after weed control works

One of the Eurobodalla Coast's hidden gems, Montague Island Nature Reserve has had an early spring spruce up to protect nesting shorebirds and is now reopen for tours.

  • 05 Sep 2019

Latest ministerial media releases

Brumby management to commence in Kosciuszko National Park

NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro and NSW Environment Minister Matt Kean today announced the next step to address the number of brumbies in Kosciuszko National Park, with the appointment of the Kosciuszko Wild Horse Community Advisory Panel.

  • 09 Sep 2019

$100 million Saving Our Species program success

NSW Environment Minister Matt Kean visited Taronga Zoo Sydney to discuss the success of the NSW Government’s threatened species breeding programs ahead of National Threatened Species Day on 7 September.

  • 09 Sep 2019

Endangered wallabies' population to triple from NSW government program

Environment Minister Matt Kean has today announced the successful reintroduction of a critically endangered wallaby into a large feral predator proof fenced area within Pilliga State Conservation Area, near Narrabri.

  • 02 Sep 2019

Grants available for local councils to manage coasts and estuaries

Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock is encouraging local councils who manage coastal and estuary environments to apply for funding under the NSW Government's Coastal and Estuary Grants Program.

  • 27 Aug 2019

National parks boost jobs and tourism in NSW

The NSW Government has taken the next step in its commitment to invest $149.5 million to improve the State’s national parks by calling for construction workers to register their interest to work on the iconic parks.

  • 13 Aug 2019