2020 media releases

  1. Tumbarumba to Rosewood Rail Trail opens

    Tumbarumba to Rosewood Rail Trail opens

    9 April 2020
    Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

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

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    Flows resume in the Lower Darling River and temporary water restriction repealed

    30 March 2020
    NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment today announced the lifting of the temporary water restriction for the Lower Darling River, now that flows have resumed.

  3. Minister for Water, Property and Housing, Melinda Pavey with Barkandji Registered Native Title group Aboriginal Corporation CEO, Derek Hardman

    NSW Government partners with Barkandji people to bring improved health services to the Murray

    24 March 2020
    NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    NSW Government partners with Barkandji people to bring improved health services to the Murray

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    Water restrictions remain for Barwon-Darling River and Barwon-Darling Floodplain

    28 February 2020
    NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment today announced ongoing temporary water restrictions for the entire Barwon-Darling Floodplain and for the Barwon-Darling River, downstream of the Culgoa junction.

  5. NSW Government logo

    Temporary Water Restriction order partially lifted

    24 February 2020
    NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    The NSW Government has announced the lifting of Temporary Water Restriction Orders in some parts of the Northern Basin, as targets and critical needs are now expected to be met.

  6. Compliance officers inspecting farms and business on the North Coast.

    Water Regulator inspecting North Coast properties over summer

    13 January 2020
    NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) began a campaign this week visiting farms and businesses on the state’s north coast over January and February.

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    First flows to be secured for critical needs

    17 January 2020
    NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    In anticipation of high rainfall in some parts of NSW over the coming days the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment has put in place a restriction order to protect flows for critical needs in the northern basin.

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    Community at the heart of Katoomba Airfield lease decision

    14 January 2020
    NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment has declined an application for a lease at Katoomba Airfield in response to community feedback.

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    Water Regulator charges three companies and seven people with breaching NSW water laws

    6 January 2020
    NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) has charged three companies and seven individuals, taking them to court for alleged breaches of NSW water laws.