Latest Environment, Energy and Science media releases

Hazard reduction burn in Bundjalung National Park

National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a hazard reduction burn on the 28 and 29 of May in Bundjalung National Park. The 9-hectare burn will be carried out 17 kilometres south of Evans Head.

  • 27 May 2020

Adverse weather extends closures at Samurai Beach and Worimi Conservation Lands

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has extended the temporary closure of beach-vehicle driving at Samurai Beach and Worimi Conservation Land’s (WCL) beachfront due to severe weather and sea conditions predicted for this weekend.

  • 22 May 2020

Minjary National Park hazard reduction burn

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) with the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) is planning a one-day hazard reduction burn in the Minjary National Park near Tumut.

  • 18 May 2020

Hazard reduction burn in Pilliga Nature Reserve

National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a hazard reduction over the next three days in Pilliga Nature Reserve north of Coonabarabran.

  • 18 May 2020

Wildlife responds as river flows

Native fish in refuge pools on Toorale National Park have taken advantage of rain and flows down the Warrego River to move out into their floodplain habitat.

  • 15 May 2020

Latest ministerial media releases

Eggs-ellent outcome for World Turtle Day

It’s great news for the endangered Manning River Turtle with 20 hatching in captivity after eggs were rescued from the wild earlier this year.

  • 23 May 2020

Wallaby colony survives in Kangaroo Valley

The entire colony of brush-tailed rock-wallabies in Kangaroo Valley survived the 2019-20 bushfires which devastated the region, with the support of emergency food drops, announced Environment Minister Matt Kean today.

  • 17 May 2020

NSW Coastal Council appointed for a new term

Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock has today announced the appointment of the new NSW Coastal Council, to be chaired by Annelise Tuor.

  • 08 May 2020

Have your say on energy security for NSW

Energy businesses, workers and consumer groups are being encouraged to help shape the design of the new Energy Security Safeguard, to ensure it will drive down power prices and improve the reliability of the NSW grid.

  • 06 May 2020

$5 million for bushfire affected areas

The NSW Government has today announced that $5 million will be distributed to six councils to ease the impact of the recent bushfires on coastal waterways.

  • 01 May 2020