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Port Kembla Gas Terminal Modification Approved

Port Kembla Gas Terminal Modification Approved

Published: 20 April 2020

The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment has today announced planning approval to increase capacity at the $250 million Port Kembla Gas Terminal.

NSW Government goes online to ensure public stays informed on planning matters

NSW Government goes online to ensure public stays informed on planning matters

Published: 20 April 2020

Councils will now be able to notify their communities of local planning matters online under new regulation introduced today to ensure the public receives the most accurate and up-to-date information during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stronger protection for Sydney's water catchment following extensive review

Stronger protection for Sydney's water catchment following extensive review

Published: 18 April 2020

Better protections, stronger assessment and more environmental offsets will ensure Sydney’s drinking water supply is safeguarded, following an extensive review by an independent expert panel.

Independent assessment of management of first flush in the Northern Basin to begin

Independent assessment of management of first flush in the Northern Basin to begin

Published: 16 April 2020

An independent panel will begin an assessment of the management of the first flush event in the Northern Basin earlier this year, the result of the first significant rainfall event in the region since 2016.

Pathway forward for contributions reform

Pathway forward for contributions reform

Published: 15 April 2020

The NSW Government has outlined its plan to reform developer levies and contributions to unlock new housing supply, deliver vital community infrastructure and boost investment in NSW.

Water Regulator finds 18 Coffs Harbour horticulture operations non-compliant

Water Regulator finds 18 Coffs Harbour horticulture operations non-compliant

Published: 14 April 2020

The state’s independent water regulator has released the results from Phase 2 of its Coffs Harbour Intensive Horticulture compliance campaign.

Tumbarumba to Rosewood Rail Trail opens

Tumbarumba to Rosewood Rail Trail opens

Published: 8 April 2020

The first NSW Government-funded rail trail has officially opened at Tumbarumba providing a recreation and tourism asset for the region.

New water metering telemetry system now operational

New water metering telemetry system now operational

Published: 7 April 2020

The NSW Government has taken the next major step in implementing its high-tech water metering telemetry system, to ensure our most precious resource continues to be properly monitored.

Next stage of Snowy 2.0 gets green light

Next stage of Snowy 2.0 gets green light

Published: 6 April 2020

More than 150 new jobs will be created and $55 million injected into regional NSW, as the NSW Government gives the go-ahead for construction of the Snowy Hydro Segment Factory – the next crucial stage of the Snowy 2.0 expansion.

Jobs boost through fast-tracked planning system

Jobs boost through fast-tracked planning system

Published: 3 April 2020

The NSW Government will cut red tape and fast-track planning processes to keep people in jobs and the construction industry moving throughout the COVID-19 crisis.