2020 media releases

  1. Forster Surf Life Saving Club - artist impression

    $2 million stimulus to build new surf life saving club

    25 November 2020
    Ministerial media release

    Forster Surf Life Saving Club will soon have a new community club overlooking the town’s picturesque Main Beach with assistance from the NSW Government.

  2. Kim MacDonald - winner Excellence in Crown Land Management Award 2020

    Community bushfire hero wins Crown Land Award

    24 November 2020
    Departmental media release

    A Mid North Coast woman who lost her home in the 2019/20 bushfires while fighting to save her local community hall has been honoured with an award for her selfless dedication as a Crown Land Manager.

  3. Cobargo showground

    Cobargo Showground wins Crown Land Excellence Award

    24 November 2020
    Departmental media release

    The Cobargo Showground Land Manager, which turned the showground into a community safe haven during the 2019/20 bushfires, has won the prestigious Department of Planning, Industry and Environment Crown Land Manager Excellence Award.

  4. NSW Government logo

    Aerial fire trail inspections take off

    20 November 2020
    Ministerial media release

    The NSW Government is taking to the air using helicopters for aerial inspections of fire trails across the state in preparation for the summer bushfire season.

  5. NSW Government logo

    Vineyard owner fined $131,250 for unlawful water take

    20 November 2020
    Departmental media release

    The owner of a vineyard on the NSW-Victorian border has been convicted and fined a total of $131,250 after pleading guilty to eight charges brought by the Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) in the Land and Environment Court.

  6. Ourimbah creek

    Embargo on in-river dams: Ourimbah and Jilliby Jilliby creeks

    20 November 2020
    Departmental media release

    The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment today announced an embargo on in-river dams within the Ourimbah Creek and Jilliby Jilliby Creek water sources.

  7. NRAR prosecutes Hawkesbury market garden

    18 November 2020
    Departmental media release

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) has commenced a prosecution in the Windsor Local Court against a Hawkesbury market garden and a person connected to the company.

  8. NSW Government logo

    Crown land gets a big boost in NSW budget

    17 November 2020
    Ministerial media release

    Communities across the State will benefit from a multi-million-dollar stimulus injection in the 2020-21 NSW Budget to improve public reserves and facilities on Crown land.

  9. NSW Government logo

    NRAR thanks First Nations people for their generosity during NAIDOC week

    13 November 2020
    Departmental media release

    This week is NAIDOC Week 2020, with the theme ‘Always Was, Always Will Be’.

  10. Flaggy Creek Reserve in Charlestown receives $500,000

    $500,000 for Flaggy Creek Reserve work

    13 November 2020
    Ministerial media release

    The NSW Government will provide $500,000 under its COVID-19 stimulus program to do upgrade work at the Flaggy Creek Reserve near the Newcastle suburb of Charlestown.