Latest Environment, Energy and Science media releases

Hazard reduction burn in Booti Booti National Park

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is planning a hazard reduction burn in Booti Booti National Park on Saturday 19 September.

  • 18 Sep 2020

Hazard Reduction burn in Arakoola Nature Reserve

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has scheduled a hazard reduction burn on Thursday 17 September in Arakoola Nature Reserve, south-east of the township of Coolatai.

  • 16 Sep 2020

Hazard reduction burn in Dooragan National Park

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) in conjunction with Rural Fire Service (RFS) and NSW Fire and Rescue is planning a hazard reduction burn at Lakewood on Thursday 17 September.

  • 16 Sep 2020

NPWS calling for koala spotters

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is calling for community volunteers to assist with the 8th annual community koala survey program in Bongil Bongil National Park.

  • 16 Sep 2020

Upgrades for Little Wategos Beach Walking Track

Little Wategos Beach Walking Track in Cape Byron State Conservation Area is set to receive a facelift this summer, with National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) upgrading the track to improve visitor experience.

  • 15 Sep 2020

Latest ministerial media releases

NPWS lights up for safer communities

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) firefighters are hard at work across Sydney and NSW as they roll out an enhanced Hazard Reduction Program for the upcoming fire season.

  • 04 Sep 2020

New plan to deliver conservation legacy for Western Sydney

A new plan to protect koalas and conserve critical biodiversity assets in growing parts of Western Sydney has been unveiled by the NSW Government today.

  • 26 Aug 2020

New 'Koala Country' National Park

Important koala habitat is to be protected for future generations with the creation of the new Guula Ngurra National Park in the NSW Southern Highlands.

  • 23 Aug 2020

NSW to lead the charge on big batteries

NSW is set to lead the nation on big batteries and cutting-edge, on-demand electricity technologies with $37.5 million announced today under the Emerging Energy Program.

  • 15 Aug 2020

Funding support for coastal councils

The latest round of funding under the NSW Government's Coastal and Estuary Grants Program has opened on 11 August 2020.

  • 11 Aug 2020