Latest OEH media releases

Whale removed from Wattamolla Beach

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) removed the whale carcass from the popular Wattamolla Beach, south of Sydney.

  • 26 Sep 2018

Free workshop to help Mid-Coast locals save on energy bills

Taree and Forster residents can go to a free workshop this week to get practical tips on saving energy to lower their energy bills.

  • 26 Sep 2018

Winter survey shows decline in waterbirds in Port Stephens

The most recent survey of waterbirds in the Port Stephens area shows an alarming decline of once-common birds over a 10-year period.

  • 25 Sep 2018

Protection works to improve Arakwal National Park neighbour safety

Ongoing work to improve protection of properties neighbouring Arakwal National Park, at Byron Bay, are continuing next week, with critical buffer zones being strengthened between Scott Street and Ironbark Avenue.

  • 21 Sep 2018

Trails open in Barrington Tops National Park and State Conservation Area

Some of the four-wheel drive trails in Barrington Tops National Park and State Conservation Area are to re-open for spring, following the winter seasonal closure.

  • 19 Sep 2018

Latest ministerial media releases

2018 a great year for clean beaches

NSW’s beaches have returned one of their cleanest years in nearly a decade, according to the latest state-wide annual Beachwatch report.

  • 14 Oct 2018

Chinese Friendship Gardens heritage listed

The iconic Chinese Garden of Friendship at Darling Harbour is to be heritage listed as the community comes together to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its opening.

  • 07 Oct 2018

Solar powers Green Globes Awards

A Sydney not-for-profit investment company that’s raised some $3 million to assist solar power installations cleaned up at tonight’s Green Globe Awards.

  • 04 Oct 2018

Conservation landholders earn millions

Wagga Wagga is one of 7 regions that will soon be participating in a program that has already converted some 11,000 hectares of private land into conservation areas.

  • 03 Sep 2018

$153,000 boost for Wagga Wagga environment

Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton joined Liberal Candidate for Wagga Wagga Julia Ham to announce more than $153,000 would go to Wagga Wagga City Council and the Riverina Highlands Landcare Network for 2 projects that will protect, restore and enhance the local environment.

  • 03 Sep 2018