Latest Environment and Heritage media releases

NSW Koala Strategy investing in state's north

Koala habitat in the state's north will be better conserved and restored, while community conservation will be more strategically coordinated, with an investment of almost $1.4 million from the NSW Koala Strategy.

  • 23 Sep 2022

School holidays rock in the Hunter and Central Coast

Take your kids on some outdoors adventures these school holidays and foster a lifelong relationship with our national parks.

  • 23 Sep 2022

Statement about the implementation of the Wild Horse Management Plan in Kosciuszko National Park

The National Parks and Wildlife Service has a legal obligation to implement the Kosciuszko National Park Wild Horse Heritage Management Plan.

  • 16 Sep 2022

$5 million to activate NSW heritage

Applications are open for innovative ideas that boost public access to the state’s most significant heritage places and stimulate local economies across New South Wales.

  • 14 Sep 2022

Kosciuszko wild horse management update

National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is delivering the biggest feral animal and weed control program in the history of NPWS to reduce the number of feral animals such as goats, pigs, deer, foxes, rabbits, wild dogs and feral cats.

  • 14 Sep 2022

Latest ministerial media releases

First NSW Blue Plaque installed

A Blue Plaque has been installed for the first time ever in NSW as part of the popular NSW Blue Plaques program, which recognises extraordinary people and events from our State's history.

  • 19 Sep 2022

Tiny solar backpacks helping save endangered birds from extinction

Tiny solar-powered, satellite backpacks are tracking one of Australia's rarest bird species after they were released for only the second time ever in New South Wales as part of a conservation effort between the New South Wales, South Australian and Victorian Governments.

  • 18 Sep 2022

Saving rare orchids from extinction

The largest orchid translocation project ever conducted in Australia is underway, with more than 6,000 native orchids being planted around Albury and the NSW Riverina to save the species from extinction.

  • 12 Sep 2022

$200,000 for Tweed coastal management

Planning for the future of Tweed's coastline is in focus thanks to $220,000 in funding from the NSW Government to develop a Coastal Management Program (CMP) through the Coastal and Estuary Grants Program.

  • 08 Sep 2022

Ballina Shire Council scopes out Shaws Bay

The NSW Government is providing Ballina Shire Council with funding to commence a scoping study for the Shaws Bay Coastal Management Program.

  • 08 Sep 2022