Latest Environment, Energy and Science media releases

Hazard reduction burn for Queanbeyan Nature Reserve

The National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting a hazard reduction burn in Queanbeyan Nature Reserve 9 and 10 September 2019 weather permitting.

  • 06 Sep 2019

Montague Island reopens after weed control works

One of the Eurobodalla Coast's hidden gems, Montague Island Nature Reserve has had an early spring spruce up to protect nesting shorebirds and is now reopen for tours.

  • 05 Sep 2019

Project to support critically endangered Bathurst region plant

A critically endangered Bathurst region plant is being given a better chance with a joint project working to secure its future survival.

  • 21 Aug 2019

New approach to protecting South Coast shorebirds

People’s innate love of nature will be harnessed to protect the NSW South Coast’s endangered shorebirds as this year’s breeding season begins.

  • 16 Aug 2019

New look for Fisherman's

Work to revitalise the popular Fisherman’s Lookout, at The Pass, in the Cape Byron State Conservation Area will begin this week ensuring locals and visitors can continue to safely enjoy the beautiful views across Clarks and Wategos beaches.

  • 13 Aug 2019

Latest ministerial media releases

Brumby management to commence in Kosciuszko National Park

NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro and NSW Environment Minister Matt Kean today announced the next step to address the number of brumbies in Kosciuszko National Park, with the appointment of the Kosciuszko Wild Horse Community Advisory Panel.

  • 09 Sep 2019

$100 million Saving Our Species program success

NSW Environment Minister Matt Kean visited Taronga Zoo Sydney to discuss the success of the NSW Government’s threatened species breeding programs ahead of National Threatened Species Day on 7 September.

  • 09 Sep 2019

Endangered wallabies' population to triple from NSW government program

Environment Minister Matt Kean has today announced the successful reintroduction of a critically endangered wallaby into a large feral predator proof fenced area within Pilliga State Conservation Area, near Narrabri.

  • 02 Sep 2019

Grants available for local councils to manage coasts and estuaries

Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock is encouraging local councils who manage coastal and estuary environments to apply for funding under the NSW Government's Coastal and Estuary Grants Program.

  • 27 Aug 2019

National parks boost jobs and tourism in NSW

The NSW Government has taken the next step in its commitment to invest $149.5 million to improve the State’s national parks by calling for construction workers to register their interest to work on the iconic parks.

  • 13 Aug 2019