Latest OEH media releases

Protection works to improve Arakwal National Park neighbour safety

Ongoing work to improve protection of properties neighbouring Arakwal National Park, at Byron Bay, are continuing next week, with critical buffer zones being strengthened between Scott Street and Ironbark Avenue.

  • 21 Sep 2018

Help make chicks' survival a shore thing

The first eggs of an endangered shorebird, the Pied Oystercatcher, have been spotted at Harrington Beach by 2 local beach goers, prompting an appeal for the community help to protect beach nesting birds this coming breeding season.

  • 19 Sep 2018

Old asbestos forces Bonnie Vale campground closure

The Bonnie Vale campground in the Royal National Park has been forced to close from today Wednesday 19 September due to fragments of asbestos-containing material emerging from the soil.

  • 19 Sep 2018

Trails open in Barrington Tops National Park and State Conservation Area

Some of the four-wheel drive trails in Barrington Tops National Park and State Conservation Area are to re-open for spring, following the winter seasonal closure.

  • 19 Sep 2018

Come and Hide at Gwydir wetlands new bird watching platform

The Gwydir Wetlands State Conservation Area (SCA), near Moree, will be open to the public from 1 October to 14 November as bird life returns to this internationally recognised wetland.

  • 18 Sep 2018

Latest ministerial media releases

$153,000 boost for Wagga Wagga environment

Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton joined Liberal Candidate for Wagga Wagga Julia Ham to announce more than $153,000 would go to Wagga Wagga City Council and the Riverina Highlands Landcare Network for 2 projects that will protect, restore and enhance the local environment.

  • 03 Sep 2018

Conservation landholders earn millions

Wagga Wagga is one of 7 regions that will soon be participating in a program that has already converted some 11,000 hectares of private land into conservation areas.

  • 03 Sep 2018

Koalas get 2000 hectares of safety

Nearly 2000 hectares will be added to NSW's conservation estate to fulfil its pledge to protect the longer-term future of the State's iconic koala population.

  • 01 Sep 2018

Environment water flows for farmers

The NSW Government will release environmental water to farmers for irrigation and stock watering to assist them during the drought, Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton announced Monday, 27 August.

  • 27 Aug 2018

University of Sydney a heritage site

The University of Sydney, University Colleges and Victoria Park have been approved to be listed on the State Heritage Register.

  • 27 Aug 2018