Latest Environment and Heritage media releases

Barrington Tops new rangers Alice and Echo sniff out silent killer

An unconventional yet effective team are helping to tackle Phytophthora dieback in Barrington Tops National Park.

  • 22 May 2024

Hazard reduction burn for Bugaldie

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is planning a hazard reduction burn in Timmallallie National Park for Thursday 23 May, weather permitting.

  • 22 May 2024

Parts of the Royal National Park closed to the public

Clean-up works are ongoing following serious flooding over the past few weeks to areas within the Royal National Park.

  • 21 May 2024

Goonoo State Conservation Area hazard reduction burn

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, with assistance from Orana Rural Fire Service, is conducting a hazard reduction burn in Goonoo State Conservation Area near Dubbo commencing 22 May, weather permitting.

  • 21 May 2024

NSW strengthens First Nations engagement for Renewable Energy Zones

The NSW Government is paving the way for more meaningful engagement with Aboriginal communities in the Hunter-Central Coast and the South West Renewable Energy Zones (REZs) with the release of 2 new First Nations Guidelines (guidelines).

  • 17 May 2024

Latest ministerial media releases

NSW Government secures 2-year extension to Eraring Power Station to manage reliability and price risks

The NSW Government has secured an agreement with Origin Energy to operate the Eraring Power Station until August 2027.

  • 23 May 2024

Speeding up connection of batteries to NSW electricity grid

The NSW Government is accelerating the roll out of major battery projects across the state, boosting electricity reliability to keep the lights on in New South Wales.

  • 22 May 2024

Cabarita Beach powered up with new EV fast charging station

The future of sustainable transport is rolling into Northern New South Wales with the opening of a new electric vehicle (EV) fast charging station as the NSW Government rolls out the most extensive EV charging network in the country.

  • 18 May 2024

Improving wildlife rehabilitation and care

The NSW Government is launching a statewide consultation on the wildlife rehabilitation sector to gain a detailed understanding of how New South Wales can improve the way we care for our native animals.

  • 15 May 2024

Gulaga National Park expands as 200 hectares added

Nearly 200-hectares of culturally and ecologically rich land has been added to Aboriginal-owned Gulaga National Park on the South Coast of New South Wales. This affords a higher level of protection to Yuin sacred sites and koala habitat.

  • 10 May 2024