News and Events
Today’s water allocations announced by the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment for licensed water users reflect some improvement in resource availability, particularly for towns and high priority entitlements.
The development industry and councils will now have access to a new Planning Delivery Unit (PDU) that will work with NSW Government agencies to unblock planning projects stuck in the system.
New water sharing plan rules to protect water for the environment and river connectivity are proposed to commence on 1 July and 1 December in the Gwydir, Macquarie and Barwon-Darling.
The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment today announced an extension to the temporary water restrictions for access to general security carryover in the Lachlan regulated river.
Hundreds more shovel-ready projects to repair and renew showgrounds across the State will be supported with an additional $10.77 million in funding from the NSW Government.
Visits to Sydney’s parklands and gardens have increased dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic as Sydneysiders embrace our wealth of green space.
The state’s independent water regulator, the Natural Resources Access Regulator, has issued multiple fines to a Port Macquarie area water carter for allegedly taking water from the Wilson River without a water licence or approvals.
The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is making new water access licences available in 43 groundwater sources across NSW.
Blacktown and The Hills will benefit from new sports fields and courts, more green space, and better transport connections thanks to the NSW Government’s Accelerated Infrastructure Fund (AIF).
The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment today issued a ‘rising river alert’ for the Snowy River between Jindabyne Dam and Dalgety in southern NSW for Monday 29 June 2020.