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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.

Water

Securing the future for regional town water supply

14 December 2022

Regional and remote NSW communities will benefit from improved water and sewerage services as Phase 2 of the Town Water Risk Reduction Program kicks off.

Councillor misconduct review released

13 December 2022

Minister for Local Government Wendy Tuckerman today released an independent review into councillor misconduct in NSW, which proposes the biggest changes to local government integrity measures in more than 30 years.

Water

Water security boost in the pipeline for Hunter

12 December 2022

The Lostock to Glennies pipeline is making great progress after the contract was awarded to develop the concept design and engineering for the project as part of the Final Business Case.

Water

$19 million Gundagai Sewerage Treatment Plant ready to go

12 December 2022

The $19 million Gundagai Sewerage Treatment Plant upgrade has been completed, providing modern sewerage services to the town’s residents and visitors.

Planning

Expressions of interest invited for new precinct at Chatswood

12 December 2022

The NSW Government today called on the private sector to submit their interest in purchasing a 14,600m2 parcel of land in Chatswood for the development of new homes, public space and much-needed educational facilities for the community.

Planning

New look panels to combat lobbying risk

12 December 2022

Independent planning panels that make decisions on development applications and provide advice on rezoning proposals will be bolstered under new rules to reduce corruption risks and improve decision-making.

Planning

Narrabri gas lateral pipeline declared critical

9 December 2022

A proposal to build a new pipeline between the approved Narrabri Gas Project and the Hunter Gas Pipeline has been declared Critical State Significant Infrastructure (CSSI), as it is deemed essential to NSW for economic reasons.

Water

New technology to help irrigators protect native fish

8 December 2022

Irrigators will save water, time and money at the same time as protecting native fish populations now and well into the future, thanks to the $20 million Fish-Friendly Water Extraction project, which forms an integral part of the Commonwealth’s

Crown land

Winners of the Crown lands Awards

7 December 2022

Minister for Lands and Water Kevin Anderson has congratulated the winners of prestigious NSW Government Community Achievement Awards for their outstanding work maintaining and improving Crown reserves.

Planning

Tolland Estate agreement signed to deliver new housing in Wagga Wagga

6 December 2022

The former Tolland housing estate in Wagga Wagga’s south will be transformed to deliver hundreds of new homes, including more than 250 homes for people in need.

Crown land

New Wagga Wagga PCYC opens on Crown land

6 December 2022

The Riverina town of Wagga Wagga now has a new $23 million multi-purpose PCYC club following a grand opening on 25 November.