Latest Environment, Energy and Science media releases

Illegal national park hunters catch heavy fines in court

Two men hunting illegally in Yanga National Park have been fined a total of $4500 in the Hay Local Court.

  • 23 Jul 2021

National Parks no place for pets

With more people than ever visiting local national parks everyone is reminded they can help our wildlife by using only designated dog exercise areas if they want to take their pets out.

  • 23 Jul 2021

NPWS in Bourke announces jobs with spectacular offices

The National Parks and Wildlife Service is calling for applications for Field Officers to work in spectacular remote locations around Bourke.

  • 19 Jul 2021

$850,000 upgrade for popular Depot Beach campground in Murramarang National Park

Amenities at Depot Beach Campground in Murramarang National Park are about to undergo an $850,000 upgrade to better cater to families and improve access for visitors.

  • 19 Jul 2021

Freshwater linked to beachworm deaths

An investigation into the cause of beach worm deaths on Yagon (Submarine) Beach near Seal Rocks last month has concluded this was the result of a natural event.

  • 16 Jul 2021

Latest ministerial media releases

New Electricity Consumer Trustee to put energy consumers first

The NSW Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap has reached an important milestone with the appointment of AEMO Services Ltd, a subsidiary of the independent Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), as the NSW Consumer Trustee.

  • 23 Jul 2021

More funding support for coastal councils now open

The latest round of funding under the NSW Government's Coastal and Estuary Grants Program is now open with more opportunities for councils to protect their local beaches and coastal wetlands.

  • 15 Jul 2021

Budget bonanza for the state's biodiversity

NSW’s spectacular wildlife and ecosystems are set to receive more than $1 billion in funding over the next four years as part of the 2021-2022 NSW Budget.

  • 22 Jun 2021

NSW leading the charge with electric vehicle rev-olution

New South Wales will be the best place in Australia to buy and drive an electric vehicle (EV) under the NSW Government’s nation-leading Electric Vehicle Strategy, with almost half a billion dollar investment in tax cuts and incentives to drive an electric revolution.

  • 20 Jun 2021

Record renewables funding for Roadmap rollout

A huge $380 million will be invested in implementing the state’s landmark Electricity Infrastructure Roadmap, as part of the 2021-22 NSW Budget.

  • 17 Jun 2021