Latest OEH media releases

Strategic hazard reduction burn planned for Jervis Bay National Park

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is planning to undertake a strategic hazard reduction burn in Jervis Bay National Park adjacent to Hyams Beach village on 20 May 2019.

  • 20 May 2019

Smoke possible from large hazard reduction burns planned for Morton National Park

The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is planning two large hazard reduction burns at Stoney Hill in Morton National Park, east of Sassafras on Braidwood Road, and at Touga, north of Nerriga on Friday 17 May, weather permitting. A third smaller burn will also be held beside Erowal Bay in Jervis Bay National Park.

  • 16 May 2019

Southern Highland weekend uncovers mysteries of the Glossy black-cockatoo

More than 100 enthusiasts, landholders and community members spent the weekend 'speaking glossy' learning the unique language of the glossy black-cockatoo at 4 different community halls across the Southern Highlands.

  • 15 May 2019

Temporary North Coast national parks closure for weed control

Areas of coastal national parks between Hat Head and Harrington on the NSW North Coast will be temporarily closed between Monday 20 May and Friday 31 May for aerial spraying of the noxious weed, Bitou Bush.

  • 15 May 2019

Cape Byron walking track upgrade

An upgrade of the Cape Byron Walking Track is set to start on Tuesday 14 May.

  • 13 May 2019

Latest ministerial media releases

A new national park for NSW

Premier Gladys Berejiklian has today announced a new national park for NSW - providing another significant boost for the State's koala population - along with a major new package that will improve access to existing national parks.

  • 04 Feb 2019

Brewing up energy savings

The NSW Government is offering businesses funding under an energy efficiency program that will slice thousands of dollars a year off their power bills.

  • 30 Dec 2018

Air conditioner upgrade saves millions

Households wanting to upgrade or install new air conditioners can get discounts of up to $1000 under a NSW Government plan designed to increase the number of energy efficient units in the marketplace.

  • 18 Dec 2018

Figure Eight Pools risk warning

A new warning system is in place for one of the State's most dangerous yet attractive tourist hot spots - the Figure Eight Pools at Royal National Park.

  • 12 Dec 2018

Gap Bluff decision

The NSW Government has decided not to proceed with a proposal by Gap Bluff Hospitality to build a commercial function and wedding centre at South Head.

  • 11 Dec 2018