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Water

Planned Snowy environmental flows superseded by flood mitigation releases

24 November 2022

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has suspended a planned environmental water release from Jindabyne Dam that was scheduled to take place on Thursday 1 December 2022, due to flood operations being undertaken by Snowy Hydro.

Water

Planning for the future of water on the South Coast

24 November 2022

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has today launched the South Coast Regional Water Strategy that will pave the way for a sustainable water future for everywhere from Jervis Bay to Bega and surrounds.

Water

North Coast ready for water future

24 November 2022

The New South Wales Government has today launched the much-anticipated North Coast Regional Water Strategy that sets out a clear vision for the future of sustainable water in this iconic area.

Women's excellence in councils recognised

24 November 2022

Some of the State’s most talented and inspiring women from across NSW Councils have been recognised today in a ceremony at Parliament House for the 2022 Ministers’ Awards for Women in Local Government.

Planning

Riverfront lease for Marine Rescue Newcastle

23 November 2022

Volunteers who save boaters in distress will have a secure home for their operations after the NSW Government granted a lease of up to 20 years for Marine Rescue Newcastle to build its new $2 million base at Stockton.

Water

Secret life in our waterways unveiled

22 November 2022

A new environmental monitoring program is peeling back the curtain on the secret life of fish and other aquatic animals living in NSW’s coastal rivers.

Planning

New precinct and homes for Lidcombe

21 November 2022

More homes and a state-of-the art health facility are part of an ambitious plan to transform 5.9 hectares of under-utilised government-owned land into a new mixed- use precinct in Lidcombe, in Western Sydney.

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Water

New opportunity to provide feedback on warragamba dam proposal

21 November 2022

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment is now seeking further community input on the proposal to raise Warragamba Dam wall, with the release of WaterNSW’s response to submissions and a Preferred Infrastructure Report.

Crown land

Taste of history revived at Penrith’s newest riverfront restaurant

21 November 2022

An historic Police Cottage on Crown land at Emu Plains will be resurrected as a riverfront community dining venue from January with the completion of a $3.2 million upgrade.

Water

Dungowan Dam community meetings next week

18 November 2022

A series of face-to-face meetings will be held in Tamworth next Wednesday and Thursday (23 and 24 Nov) to update the community about the public exhibition of the New Dungowan Dam and Pipeline Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

Water

Plan for Gwydir's water future launched

18 November 2022

The NSW Government has ushered in two decades of safe, secure and reliable water for the Gwydir region, thanks to the launch of the Gwydir Regional Water Strategy.

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A smarter water future for the Border Rivers

18 November 2022

The NSW Government has launched the Border Rivers Regional Water Strategy to deliver healthier, more reliable, and resilient water resources for the next 20 years.