2020 media releases

  1. Brewarrina amenities block

    Brewarrina gets new amenities block

    22 December 2020
    Departmental media release

    More than $159,000 in improvement work has been completed at Brewarrina Caravan Park with assistance of the NSW Government’s Crown Reserves Improvement Fund.

  2. Lake Illawarra public jetty

    Community consulted on Lake Illawarra jetties

    22 December 2020
    Departmental media release

    The NSW Government is seeking feedback from the Wollongong community on priority upgrade work to Lake Illawarra’s public jetties.

  3. Northern Basin First Flush

    Government response to Independent Panel's first flush recommendations

    22 December 2020
    Ministerial media release

    The NSW Government agrees in principle to all but one of the 10 Independent Panel’s recommendations into the management of the 2020 Northern Murray-Darling Basin first flush event.

  4. NSW Government logo

    NRAR reflects on court decision

    21 December 2020
    Departmental media release

    Despite a disappointing verdict in the Tamworth Local Court, the Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) will continue to hold those who breach NSW water laws to account.

  5. NSW Government logo

    Update on flood events in northwest NSW

    21 December 2020
    Departmental media release

    The Bureau of Meteorology advises that widespread rainfall, including possible heavy localised falls, is forecast across much of inland northern NSW river valleys over the next 12-18 hours.

  6. NSW Government logo

    Flood event in Gwydir Valley

    17 December 2020
    Departmental media release

    There are reports of heavy rain in the Gwydir region which could lead to overland flows.

  7. Phil Duncan NRAR board member

    NRAR welcomes first Indigenous board member

    16 December 2020
    Departmental media release

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) board welcomes Phil Duncan, a Gomeroi man with more than 38 years' experience working with Indigenous people, communities and government.

  8. NSW Government logo

    Temporary water restriction for Mortons Creek extended

    11 December 2020
    Departmental media release

    The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment today announced the temporary water restriction order which applies to the Mortons Creek Water Source has been extended, with the new expiry date of 31 March 2021.

  9. NRAR drone technology

    Technology helps NRAR close 1,109 investigations during global pandemic

    9 December 2020
    Departmental media release

    Throughout the pandemic, technology has played a key role in keeping communities safe, virtually connected with our loved ones and entertained, through a variety of streaming services and digital medias.

  10. NSW Government logo

    Roll out of the Snowy Water Licence amendments

    2 December 2020
    Departmental media release

    The NSW Government has commenced implementation of the actions resulting from the 10-year review of the Snowy Water Licence.