Latest Environment, Energy and Science media releases

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

Pet owners encouraged to help local wildlife in national parks

Local residents and visitors to the Clarence Valley region are being asked to help protect local wildlife by leaving their pets at home when heading to Angourie Bay picnic area and Back Beach.

  • 13 Aug 2019

Volunteers can solve conservation crime scenes, from the luxury of their living rooms

For the sake of an endangered outback species this Science Week, it’s hoped that many hands really do make light work, with citizen scientists urged to lend a hand from the luxury of their living rooms.

  • 12 Aug 2019

Latest ministerial media releases

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

New wave of funding for councils to manage NSW coasts and estuaries

Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock today announced the NSW Government will invest almost $1.7 million to help councils and their local communities carry out projects to manage and protect NSW coasts and estuaries.

  • 02 Jul 2019

54 million park visitors to benefit from budget boost

Access to the State's vast network of national parks will be improved as part of a $149.5 million investment over four years in the 2019-20 NSW Budget.

  • 18 Jun 2019

NSW Government drives investment in clean energy

The NSW Government is driving investment in modern, reliable and affordable energy to help households with their energy bills and support renewable energy projects.

  • 18 Jun 2019

Solar and battery scheme to help reduce bills

NSW households are being encouraged to register their interest in the Empowering Homes program, which could save up to 300,000 households hundreds of dollars on their power bills.

  • 18 Jun 2019