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Metal recycler fined $250,000

26 May 2022

A metal recycler in Sydney’s west has been fined $250,000 after pleading guilty to breaching the approval conditions of its facility.

Environment
Planning

Green light for new koala haven

26 April 2022

A significant land transfer has signaled the start of work on a new multi-million-dollar koala reserve that will strengthen species numbers and deliver positive environmental benefits for Western Sydney.

Environment
Planning
Sustainability

More homes and liveable communities for NSW

5 April 2022

The NSW Government will update the BASIX standards alongside a range of other initiatives to help deliver more quality and affordable homes in communities across the State.

Environment
Sustainability

$1 million for smart tech to eliminate waste and go circular

4 April 2022

The NSW Government today announced the first ever NSW Smart City Innovation Challenge calling for start-ups and small businesses to pitch data-focused solutions to help NSW be a zero-waste state.

Environment
Planning

Housing supply key consideration of proposed reforms

21 February 2022

Councils have until March 25 to provide further feedback on proposals to reform infrastructure contributions as the NSW Government carefully considers issues raised during consultation.

Environment

Extra help for businesses to phase out single-use plastics

21 February 2022

More than 40,000 businesses across NSW will be supported to phase-out single-use plastics in line with the NSW Government’s recently announced Plastics Reduction and Circular Economy Act 2021.

Environment

New residence for reptiles at Taronga Zoo

6 February 2022

Taronga Zoo’s reptile residents will soon have a new place to call home, with the NSW Government giving the green light for a purpose-built Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Centre in Mosman.

Fork in the road for single-use plastics

16 November 2021

The end is near for single use plastics, including bags, straws, cotton buds, plates, bowls and cutlery, after the Plastics and Circular Economy Act 2021 passed NSW Parliament today.

Caring for Country in Western Sydney

27 October 2021

Native plants and animals in Western Sydney are set to thrive with more than $1 million invested as an early action of the Cumberland Plain Conservation Plan.

NSW Government leads the way in building sustainability

12 July 2021

The NSW Government has become the first government agency in Australia to achieve a 5- Star Green Star rating across its commercial office portfolio.

Port Kembla blast furnace upgrade deemed critical

28 May 2021

A $700 million proposal to upgrade a blast furnace at Port Kembla Steelworks has been declared Critical State Significant Infrastructure (CSSI)

Employment zone shake up to boost businesses

20 May 2021

Fewer zones and greater flexibility for businesses are the cornerstones of the NSW Government’s proposed shake up of employment zones which is now on public exhibition.