Latest Environment, Energy and Science media releases

Significant sites dual named on the south coast

Four spiritual sites that make up a creation story on the far south coast will soon be dual named, respecting ongoing Aboriginal connection to Country.

  • 26 Nov 2021

Bird lovers wanted to spot glossy black-cockatoos, from the comfort of their own home

The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is calling on citizen scientists all over New South Wales to help identify which species are using specially-made glossy black-cockatoo nest boxes that were installed on Gundungurra lands in the Southern Highlands in May 2020, in response to the 2019-20 bushfires.

  • 16 Nov 2021

Park teams hard at work to reopen Coolah Tops

A heavy winter storm which closed the Coolah Tops National Park has left a dangerous legacy.

  • 15 Nov 2021

Australian Energy Regulator appointed under Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap

The NSW Government has today appointed the Australian Energy Regulator (AER) as a regulator under the NSW Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap.

  • 12 Nov 2021

Wallingat National Park reopens after upgrades

Wallingat National Park on the Mid North Coast reopens Friday 12 November with an upgraded public road and management trail network.

  • 12 Nov 2021

Latest ministerial media releases

A way forward - final Kosciuszko wild horse plan released

The final plan for the management of wild horses in Kosciuszko National Park has been released providing certainty for local communities and for all who value the park's unique environment.

  • 24 Nov 2021

Over $4 million for NSW coastal communities

Canterbury-Bankstown and Liverpool Councils are set to receive a combined total of more than $880,000 thanks to the NSW Government's latest round of grants under the Coastal and Estuary Grants Program, which is part of a more than $4 million investment into addressing significant coastal erosion and water quality concerns in NSW.

  • 22 Nov 2021

New chopper to boost national parks bushfire response

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has welcomed the timely arrival of a new state-of-the-art helicopter to boost its capacity and help frontline firefighters prepare for and defend against bushfires.

  • 20 Nov 2021

Funding boost for national parks

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service has received a significant funding boost to upgrade facilities, supporting jobs and improving access to the state's national parks.

  • 20 Nov 2021

On ya bike! New cycling strategy open for consultation

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is calling all cyclists to have their say on a draft cycling strategy so national parks can provide some of the best cycling experiences anywhere in the country.

  • 20 Nov 2021