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Greening our city

Treemendous - 36,000 trees and plants to cool schools

5 May 2022

Schools across Greater Sydney will be cooler and greener with the planting of tens of thousands of trees and plants, creating more inviting spaces for learning and play.

NSW Government plan for Frenchs Forest

24 December 2021

The NSW Government has finalised a new plan for Frenchs Forest that will focus on new homes, jobs, open spaces and infrastructure.

Grants for greener neighbourhoods

3 December 2021

The NSW Government’s Greener Neighbourhoods program will provide up to $1.65 million in total funding to Greater Sydney’s 33 councils to enhance tree canopy in local neighbourhoods.

New plans to protect koalas

2 December 2021

Sydney's largest, and one of the state’s healthiest, koala populations will be further protected under new measures being implemented as part of the Cumberland Plain Conservation Plan (CPCP).

Tree-mendous call to Sydneysiders

1 November 2021

Sydneysiders are being encouraged to dig deep and plant at least one tree to help green the city and do their bit for the environment.

Greater Sydney to get greener with 45,000 trees

18 June 2021

More than 25,000 free trees will be given to households across Greater Sydney and another 20,000 trees planted by councils as part of a program to make our cities, towns and suburbs greener and more beautiful places to live.

New trees for a greener great west walk

25 May 2021

More than 26,000 new trees will be planted by the NSW Government along the Great West Walk, a 65-kilometre urban trail linking Parramatta to the lower Blue Mountains through three Western Sydney council areas.

New green links at Western Sydney Parklands

13 March 2021

More than $6 million in major works connecting Western Sydney Parklands to Blacktown International Sports Park have been completed at Bungarribee Park, Blacktown.

Time ripe to plant more trees in Greater Sydney

11 March 2021

The 500,000th tree was planted by Minister for Planning and Public Spaces Rob Stokes today at Bungarribee Park, where the Minister announced the latest $10 million round of the Greening our City grant program for Sydney’s councils to plant trees.

$16.5 million for more green space

16 February 2021

Minister for Planning and Public Spaces Rob Stokes said the new Greater Sydney Crown Land Open Space Activation Program would fund upgrades to Crown land and community facilities.

More trees across Greater Sydney

1 December 2020

New, green life will be breathed into Greater Sydney with more than 40,000 trees to be planted and a series of innovation projects delivered thanks to $10 million in NSW Government grants.

Sydneysiders take to green space during the COVID-19 pandemic

29 June 2020

Visits to Sydney’s parklands and gardens have increased dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic as Sydneysiders embrace our wealth of green space.