2020 media releases

  1. NSW Government logo

    Water usage dashboard correction

    18 September 2020
    Departmental media release

    On Monday 14 September the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment was alerted to an error on its Water Usage Dashboard.

  2. NSW Government logo

    Temporary water restrictions for Thule and Tuppal Creeks

    15 September 2020
    Departmental media release

    The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment today announced temporary water restrictions for unregulated river water access licence holders from Thule and Tuppal creeks within the Murray below Mulwala water source.

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    Temporary water restrictions for Buccaneit and Cunninyuek Creeks

    15 September 2020
    Departmental media release

    The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment today announced temporary water restrictions for unregulated river water access licence holders from parts of Buccaneit and Cunninyeuk creeks within the Murray below Mulwala water source.

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    Independent panel releases final report on first flush event

    9 September 2020
    Departmental media release

    An independent panel commissioned to assess the management of the 2020 Northern Basin first flush event has released its final report, Secretary for the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment Jim Betts has announced.

  5. Scott Road drift wells

    Council fined for alleged unlawful water take

    26 August 2020
    Departmental media release

    The state’s independent water regulator has issued two penalty notices to Tamworth Regional Council for alleged breaches of NSW water laws.

  6. Rising river alert - Snowy river below Jindabyne dam - September

    24 August 2020
    Departmental media release

    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 Thursday 3 September 2020.

  7. Mulgrave market garden

    Mulgrave market gardener fined $9,900 for breaches of water laws

    20 August 2020
    Departmental media release

    A Mulgrave market gardener was found guilty of five breaches of NSW water laws on South Creek, which is part of the Hawkesbury-Nepean catchment. The market gardener was fined a total of $9,900 for five breaches of the Water Management Act 2000 (the Act), in Windsor Local Court today.

  8. Maintenance guide to help keep cemeteries in top shape

    17 August 2020
    Ministerial media release

    A new report shows more than 70 per cent of survey participants were not inclined to plan ahead for funeral services for themselves or their families.

  9. NSW Government logo

    Macquarie general security water restrictions lifted

    14 August 2020
    Departmental media release

    The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment today announced the lifting of temporary water restrictions for general security account water in the Macquarie regulated river water source.

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    NRAR expands presence in Regional NSW

    13 August 2020
    Departmental media release

    In a move to increase its capacity to promote compliance and to engage the community, the state’s water regulator has announced a plan to create 25 new jobs in regional NSW this year.