2019 media releases

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    Water Regulator protecting the Barwon-Darling

    22 October 2019
    NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR), the state’s water regulator has completed ‘Operation Yadhala Mil’, auditing 21 properties in the Barwon-Darling region from Bourke to Mungindi in a proactive campaign to ensure water users understand their rights and responsibilities as approval and licence holders.

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    Groundwater allocations available across NSW

    11 October 2019
    NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking expressions of interest in new groundwater allocation releases available for 40 water sources across NSW, urging interested water users to lodge an application.

  3. Water pressure returns in the Great Artesian Basin

    Water pressure returns in the Great Artesian Basin

    3 October 2019
    Ministerial Media Release - Minister Melinda Pavey

    The NSW Government is investing $13 million over the next four years to continue their ‘Cap & Pipe the Bores Program’ in the Great Artesian Basin, work that has seen water pressure in the area increase for the first time in decades.

  4. Rising river alert - Snowy river below Jindabyne dam

    26 August 2019
    NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    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 Tuesday 3 September 2019.

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    Murray Darling Basin plan untenable for NSW

    5 August 2019
    NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    NSW is considering its options, in relation to the Murray Darling Basin Plan, after today’s Ministerial Council meeting failed to deliver for regional communities by refusing to pursue transparency and the threat of buybacks back on the table.

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    Community input sought on proposed land sale for Vietnam Veterans Hostel expansion

    29 July 2019
    NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    Members of the community are invited to make submissions on an application by the Vietnam Veterans Keith Payne VC Hostel in Noraville to purchase Crown Land to expand its aged care facility.

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    New Consultative Group on NSW Burial and Cremation Services

    31 July 2019
    NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    Interested members of the public are invited to apply for positions on a new Community and Consumer Consultative Group to provide input on the future of burial and cremation services in NSW.

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    Feedback sought on NSW intersecting streams surface water resource plan

    22 July 2019
    NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    NSW Deputy Secretary Water Jim Bentley today announced the draft Water Resource Plan for NSW Intersecting Streams surface water areas has been placed on public exhibition for community feedback.

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    Feedback sought on NSW fractured rock groundwater resource plan

    22 July 2019
    NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    NSW Deputy Secretary Water Jim Bentley today announced the draft Water Resource Plan for NSW Murray Darling Basin Fractured Rock areas has been placed on public exhibition for community feedback.

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    Feedback sought on NSW porous rock groundwater resource plan

    22 July 2019
    NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    NSW Deputy Secretary Water Jim Bentley today announced the draft Water Resource Plan for NSW Murray Darling Basin Porous Rock groundwater areas has been placed on public exhibition for community feedback.