Latest Environment, Energy and Science media releases

107 endangered turtle hatchlings returned to the ocean after successful nest rescue

Following a rescue from a rapidly cooling nest and subsequent artificial incubation, 107 baby Loggerhead turtles have hatched and were successfully released back into the ocean at Fingal Beach this weekend.

  • 11 May 2021

New plan to revitalise our oldest park

One of Sydney's most loved natural destinations, the spectacular Royal National Park is set for a major revitalisation with plans announced on Friday.

  • 07 May 2021

Calling Tweed Shire to listen for lyrebirds

Citizen scientists are needed to note lyrebird calls in June as part of the Lowland Lyrebird Links project co-delivered by the NSW Government and Tweed Shire Council.

  • 05 May 2021

NPWS opens applications for role in the greatest office in the world

A once in a lifetime job opportunity is currently on offer in Port Stephens, with the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) advertising the Area Manager role for the Hunter Coast region.

  • 04 May 2021

Hazard reduction burn in Werakata National Park

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) in conjunction with the NSW Rural Fire Service and NSW Fire and Rescue will be conducting a hazard reduction burn in Werakata National Park north of Cessnock on Sunday 2 May and Monday 3 May, weather permitting.

  • 01 May 2021

Latest ministerial media releases

NSW Government releases Tuggerah Lakes Expert Panel report

The Tuggerah Lakes Expert Panel’s report into improving water quality in the popular lake system has been released by the NSW Government.

  • 07 May 2021

Australia's first green hydrogen/gas power plant

New South Wales is set to become home to Australia's first dual fuel capable hydrogen/gas power plant following an $83 million funding agreement for the Tallawarra B project in the Illawarra.

  • 04 May 2021

$300,000 upgrade for Piles Creek Loop

Piles Creek Loop walking track, one of the most popular attractions in Brisbane Water National Park, will receive a $300,000 upgrade funded by the NSW Government.

  • 28 Apr 2021

Mid-week is the new weekend in NSW national parks

Environment Minister Matt Kean today announced the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is launching a special offer making mid-week trips the new weekend in the NSW wilderness.

  • 18 Apr 2021

More than $768,000 for Stockton Beach

The NSW Government has provided more than $768,000 to the City of Newcastle Council under the 2020-2021 Coastal and Estuary Grants Program.

  • 15 Apr 2021