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

    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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Sheba Dams site near Hanging Rock

    $100,000 stimulus for Sheba Dams upgrade

    2 December 2020
    Ministerial media release

    The NSW Government will provide $100,000 under its COVID-19 stimulus program for upgrade work to the Sheba Dams site near Hanging Rock.

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    NRAR sets ambitious targets for next three years

    2 December 2020
    Departmental media release

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) has released a new strategic plan for the period 2021-23 to outline its purpose and strategic goals as the NSW water regulator.

  10. Wyong Weir

    Central Coast Water Sharing Plan open for feedback

    30 November 2020
    Departmental media release

    NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment today announced the draft replacement water sharing plan for the Central Coast area has been placed on public exhibition for community feedback.