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Water

Learning about our floodplain wildlife

27 January 2023

The state’s swollen floodplains are alive with aquatic critters and new research is shining a spotlight on what kinds of fish, frogs, and other creatures call them home.

Crown land

Tourism boost for Maitland

11 January 2023

An historic Crown land reserve at Maitland, Walka Water Works, will receive a $10 million boost thanks to Round Two of the NSW Government’s Regional Tourism Activation Fund.

Crown land

Outdoor lovers to benefit from Six Foot Track Upgrade

11 January 2023

An historic Crown land reserve at Maitland, Walka Water Works, will receive a $10 million boost thanks to Round Two of the NSW Government’s Regional Tourism Activation Fund.

Planning

Hunter Power Project gas supply secured

27 December 2022

The NSW Government has granted planning approval for a new pipeline that will deliver natural gas to the future 660 mega-watt gas-fired power station in Kurri Kurri.

Water

A smarter groundwater future starts now

21 December 2022

Communities and stakeholders across NSW can bank on a sustainable groundwater future thanks to the launch of the NSW Groundwater Strategy.

Crown land

Bermagui Christmas bonus from holiday park upgrade

21 December 2022

Small businesses on the NSW South Coast are set to benefit from a $3.89 million upgrade of the Bermagui Reflections Holiday Park, which will bring new visitors to the region over the Christmas holidays.

Planning

Action taken against Splendour organisers

20 December 2022

Ten schools will receive $10,000 each as part of the Department of Planning and Environment’s compliance action against Billinudgel Property for failing to comply with its traffic management plan at the 2022 Splendour in the Grass event.

Crown land

Shiny new upgrade now complete

17 December 2022

A $1 million upgrade of Warden Head Lighthouse reserve is now complete, providing a shining example of investment on the South Coast that enhanced facilities for regional tourism while creating enduring benefits for the local community.

Water

SMEC Australia to design Nyngan to Cobar pipeline and pump stations

16 December 2022

The Nyngan to Cobar Pump Station and Pipeline project is one step closer to delivery after SMEC Australia was awarded the contract to carry out the concept design work.

Planning

New planning and portal pathway to support Lismore flood rebuild

16 December 2022

Simpler planning rules and an independent panel will be introduced to streamline planning for flood impacted communities in the Lismore Local Government Area.

Planning

NSW Reconstruction Authority Acting CEO announced

16 December 2022

Michael Cassel has been appointed as the acting CEO of the NSW Reconstruction Authority, which has been formally established as part of the NSW Government’s response to the independent Flood Inquiry.

Planning

Better planning for Aboriginal communities

16 December 2022

The Department of Planning and Environment is cutting red tape with a series of new decisions aimed at providing greater self-determination for Aboriginal communities and enabling them to reap the economic benefits of their land.