Post-bushfire resurrection of the Bolivia Hill Pimelea
Post-bushfire surveys near Tenterfield, NSW have uncovered more than 800 seedlings of the Bolivia Hill Pimelea, an endangered shrub previously thought to be extinct in the wild.
- 22 Oct 2020
Hazard reduction burn at Tapitallee Nature Reserve
The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will conduct a hazard reduction burn at Tapitallee Nature Reserve in Shoalhaven tomorrow, Thursday 22 October.
- 21 Oct 2020
Exhibition extended for draft Tomaree Coastal Walk Master Plan and Review of Environmental Factors
The exhibition period for the draft Tomaree Coastal Walk Master Plan and Review of Environmental Factors has been extended by a further 2 weeks.
- 21 Oct 2020
Drought-recovery flow for native fish in Severn River
Native fish in the Severn River will soon benefit from a release of water for the environment from Pindari Dam.
- 16 Oct 2020
Latest ministerial media releases
Energy storage project to strengthen grid reliability in NSW
Improved energy storage in New South Wales has received a boost with the installation of a new battery to help keep the lights on in households and businesses. Transmission network service provider TransGrid is installing a 50 MW/75 MWh grid connected lithium ion battery at its Wallgrove substation in Western Sydney.
- 23 Oct 2020
'Critical' status for billion-dollar regional pumped hydro project
The billion-dollar Oven Mountain pumped hydro project has been declared Critical State Significant Infrastructure by the NSW Government, kick-starting the country’s largest Renewable Energy Zone and unlocking opportunities for 600 regional jobs.
- 12 Oct 2020
New vessel and equipment boost firefighters' safety this summer
Sydney’s bushfire fighting capabilities will be boosted ahead of summer, with the NSW Government today unveiling a new purpose-built vessel and announcing the roll-out of new safety equipment for National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) firefighting vehicles.
- 25 Sep 2020
Bilbies return to Sturt National Park after 100 year absence
NSW Environment Minister Matt Kean has today announced the successful reintroduction of the bilby, into a large cat and fox-free area, at Sturt National Park more than a century since they were declared extinct in NSW.
- 24 Sep 2020