Latest Environment, Energy and Science media releases

Look out for Broken Hill's injured kangaroo and her joey

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is calling on Broken Hill residents to report sightings of a female kangaroo that has been shot by an arrow.

  • 07 Jul 2020

Emergency actions as drought hits critically endangered plant in Mount Kaputar National Park

The National Parks and Wildlife Service and the Australian Institute of Botanical Science recently took emergency action after drought severely impacted a critically endangered plant in Mount Kaputar National Park.

  • 07 Jul 2020

Hazard reduction burn in Jagun Nature Reserve

National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), with the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS), is planning a hazard reduction burn for Tuesday 7 July in Jagun Nature Reserve.

  • 06 Jul 2020

NSW NPWS Reminds Campers To Book Before You Go

NSW national parks are filling fast across the State on the eve of the NSW school holidays but all visitors are reminded that they need to book ahead to secure their spot.

  • 03 Jul 2020

NPWS calls on Hunter Central Coast women to help protect national parks and threatened wildlife

With 125 new roles on offer with the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) across the state, women on the Hunter Central Coast are particularly being encouraged to join the team at the frontline protecting our parks and threatened wildlife.

  • 29 Jun 2020

Latest ministerial media releases

Largest ever purchase for national park estate

The 153,415 hectare Narriearra Station in far north west NSW is the largest purchase of private land for national parks in the State’s history.

  • 27 Jun 2020

Renewable energy zone sparking investment boom

The Central-West of NSW is set for a jobs and investment bonanza, following massive interest in the State’s first Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) and a further $31.6 million of funding from the NSW Government.

  • 23 Jun 2020

Sweet release - endangered regent honeyeaters soar

The population of one of Australia’s most endangered species will be bolstered, with 20 conservation-bred regent honeyeaters released into the wild.

  • 22 Jun 2020

Endangered Kosciuszko mouse survives fires

The critically endangered Smoky mouse has survived the massive Dunns Road fire early this year.

  • 20 Jun 2020

COVID conservation - help save threatened species from the comfort of your couch

The NSW Government is calling on the community to become “COVID-19 conservationists” and help spot koalas, malleefowl and mountain pygmy-possums from the comfort and safety of their own homes.

  • 20 Jun 2020