Latest Environment, Energy and Science media releases

Hundreds expected to head back to Hartley

Hartley’s award-winning community event “Back to Hartley”, is ready to roll on October 27, with hundreds of people expected to flock to the historic village.

  • 11 Oct 2019

Spring swooping season

With magpie breeding season underway across NSW, people are reminded to take care as magpies start swooping to protect their young.

  • 27 Sep 2019

Park fire bans to reduce bushfire risk

A solid fuel fire ban is in place in all national parks and reserves in the Central West Area, as the bushfire danger period begins.

  • 27 Sep 2019

Illawarra's Mount Keira Ring track reopens

The Mount Keira Ring Track in the Illawarra Escarpment State Conservation Area has reopened as a loop walk after it was partially closed due to large rock falls.

  • 26 Sep 2019

Top whale watching spots along North Coast

Visitors to NSW's coastal national parks are likely to spot a whale on their next trip with over 30,000 predicted to be currently migrating along the NSW coastline.

  • 19 Sep 2019

Latest ministerial media releases

More NSW households to benefit from solar

Up to 3,000 low income households in five areas will be offered a free rooftop solar system and installation worth $4,000 in a NSW Government funded trial that will also shave more than $300 a year off their energy bills.

  • 22 Oct 2019

Green Globe Award finalists announced

The finalists are in for the 20th anniversary of NSW's premier environmental awards - the NSW Government's annual Green Globe Awards.

  • 22 Oct 2019

Funding awarded to councils for coastal planning

More than $300,000 has been awarded to five coastal councils across the State to undertake planning in coastal and estuarine areas.

  • 22 Oct 2019

Community action grants to reduce climate change impacts

The NSW Government is calling for community groups across the State to apply for funding for projects that reduce the impacts of climate change in their local communities.

  • 21 Oct 2019

Drones discover new population of lily

A new population of Silver sword lilies has been found in New England National Park, giving new hope for the future of this extremely rare plant species.

  • 11 Oct 2019