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Feedback sought on NSW Border Rivers groundwater resource plan

Feedback sought on NSW Border Rivers groundwater resource plan

Published: 15 July 2019

NSW Deputy Secretary Water Jim Bentley today announced the draft Water Resource Plan for NSW Border Rivers Alluvium groundwater areas has been placed on public exhibition for community feedback.

Feedback sought on Great Artesian Basin shallow groundwater resource plan

Feedback sought on Great Artesian Basin shallow groundwater resource plan

Published: 15 July 2019

NSW Deputy Secretary Water Jim Bentley today announced the draft Water Resource Plan for Great Artesian Basin (GAB) Shallow Alluvial groundwater areas has been placed on public exhibition for community feedback.

Have your say on new Maitland Hospital

Have your say on new Maitland Hospital

Published: 12 July 2019

The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is asking for community feedback on the Stage 2 proposal for the new $470 million Maitland Hospital on public exhibition from today until Thursday 8 August 2019.

Have your say on $47 million Royal Hall revamp

Have your say on $47 million Royal Hall revamp

Published: 11 July 2019

The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is calling for community feedback on plans for a $47 million revamp of Sydney’s iconic Royal Hall of Industries at Moore Park.

NSW Roadshow on new water metering requirements

NSW Roadshow on new water metering requirements

Published: 10 July 2019

The NSW Government will host a roadshow across regional NSW in July and August to explain new non-urban water metering rules that are being rolled out over the next five years.

Wilcannia Weir stage 1 complete

Wilcannia Weir stage 1 complete

Published: 4 July 2019

Details for the location and size of the Wilcannia Weir has been confirmed as the NSW Government today announcing the completion of stage 1 of the project.

Water regulator marks first anniversary with an 80 percent increase in cases finalised

Water regulator marks first anniversary with an 80 percent increase in cases finalised

Published: 2 July 2019

The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) is marking its first year by increasing the numbers of boots on the ground and dramatically increasing water investigation rates.

Water regulator inspecting Hawkesbury and Hills agricultural operations

Water regulator inspecting Hawkesbury and Hills agricultural operations

Published: 2 July 2019

The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) is now inspecting agricultural operations on the Hawkesbury River to find out their level of compliance with water laws.

Tree-mendous team effort for a greener future

Tree-mendous team effort for a greener future

Published: 2 July 2019

Kids dressed in gumboots and gardening gloves gathered at Rosemeadow’s Heydon Park this week to plant trees with the help of Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Planning and Public Spaces Minister Rob Stokes.

Worsening drought sees low water allocations.

Worsening drought sees low water allocations.

Published: 1 July 2019

The continuing severity of the drought has been reflected in the reduced, low or no water allocations for most NSW licensed regulated river water users announced today.