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Take part in National Tree Day on 31 July 2022

21 July 2022

The Department of Planning and Environment is thrilled to be part of National Tree Day.

Crown land

$560,000 project transforms reserve

20 July 2022

Flaggy Creek Reserve at Charlestown has been transformed from a stormwater drain infested with large woody weeds and debris and prone to flooding into a more natural free flowing creek surrounded by diverse native vegetation.

Water

Rising river alert: Upper Murrumbidgee River below Tantangara Dam

20 July 2022

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has today issued a ‘rising river alert’ for the Upper Murrumbidgee River between Tantangara Dam and Yaouk in Southern NSW for Tuesday 26 July 2022.

Water

Wilcannia Weir EIS on display

19 July 2022

Work is progressing on the $47 million Wilcannia Weir, which will future-proof the town’s water supply, with the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) now on public exhibition.

Planning

Vision for a vibrant and resilient North Coast

18 July 2022

The North Coast will become a stronger, more resilient region under the NSW Government’s updated 20-year vision for the region.

Crown land

Green light for Tathra Wharf restoration

14 July 2022

Work will get underway in October on vital upgrades to an iconic 160-year-old heritage listed wharf in the South Coast town of Tathra to support regional tourism and maritime history.

Planning

Independent advice backs new homes for South Kiama

14 July 2022

A proposal has been finalised to change local planning rules, paving the way for up to 450 new homes in South Kiama.

Water

Bega Area Water Sharing Plan open for feedback

13 July 2022

Residents, water users and stakeholders are invited to have their say on the draft Water Sharing Plan for the Bega region, a roadmap ensuring water is being managed fairly and equitably for local communities, industry, and the environment over the

Crown land
Housing and property

Flood funding repairs to Brushgrove Lane

11 July 2022

Drivers will enjoy improved road conditions in Central Tilba with the NSW Government investing more than $81,000 to fix a stretch of road that connects residents to properties and Corunna State Forest.

Housing and property

Search for renewal partner for Waterloo Estate

7 July 2022

One of Australia’s largest urban renewal projects is a step closer, with the NSW Government launching an Expressions of Interest campaign to seek a renewal partner for the redevelopment of the Waterloo Estate.

Water

State-first strategy to secure future of NSW groundwater

5 July 2022

The NSW Government today released the draft NSW Groundwater Strategy, the state’s first-ever long-term roadmap for the sustainable management of its vast and precious groundwater resources.

5,500 new homes for Melrose Park North

5 July 2022

Plans for a new urban centre in Melrose Park North have been given the green light, paving the way for thousands of homes and jobs in Greater Sydney.