Latest Environment and Heritage media releases

Straight up success for the bentwing-bat

The aptly named eastern bentwing-bat is now on the straight and narrow, with the latest population survey at a key site showing a near 20 per cent increase.

  • 30 Jan 2023

Room to move at Bark Hut campground following upgrades

Bark Hut picnic area and campground in Mount Kaputar National Park has had a facelift, with a $650,000 upgrade recently completed.

  • 27 Jan 2023

Volunteers flock to inland NSW for Great Glossy Count

Calling all bird lovers! The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking volunteer ‘cockatoo counters’ to be part of the next Great Inland Glossy Count this February.

  • 24 Jan 2023

Golden Mother of Ducks party

Come and celebrate Mother of Ducks Nature Reserve's 50th birthday with some talking and twitching at Guyra’s incredibly important wetlands.

  • 24 Jan 2023

Barrenjoey Headland statement

The Barrenjoey Headland is a 34-hectare area located within Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.

  • 23 Jan 2023

Latest ministerial media releases

Formative history of Sydney Mardi Gras route recognised

Key city roads that have forged the path of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade since 1978 are being recognised for their state significance by the NSW Government.

  • 02 Feb 2023

Funding boost for koala research

New research projects are receiving funding boosts from the NSW Government to help conserve koalas by filling knowledge gaps in disease management, climate change and the use of tree species for food and habitat.

  • 02 Feb 2023

More than $1 million for new environmental solutions

Environmental projects that will help protect threatened species and address the impacts of climate change are receiving more than $1 million in grants from the NSW Government.

  • 31 Jan 2023

NSW becomes nation's hiking hub with multi-day walks

A network of 13 magnificent Great Walks is being established in NSW national parks as part of a plan to transform our State into a bushwalking mecca, ready to rival other multi-day walks in Australia and beyond.

  • 29 Jan 2023

Skip the seal just keeps swimming

In a little over a month, the young fur seal released into Sydney Harbour in December is likely on his way to New Zealand after spending the Christmas break in Tasmania.

  • 22 Jan 2023