2020 media releases

  1. Hume and Hovell walking track - crossing the Goobarrangandra River at Thomas Boyd Trackhead east of Tumut

    $1.5 million for Hume and Hovell walking track upgrades

    27 December 2020
    Ministerial media release

    The historic Hume & Hovell track will get a range of improvements to boost its tourism appeal with the assistance of $1.5 million in funding from the NSW Government.

  2. Moree Race Club grandstand

    $1.1 million secures a grandstand finish for Moree Race Club

    27 November 2020
    Ministerial media release

    The central grandstand at Moree Racecourse will be reinstated for public use after the NSW Government announced $1.1 million in funding under its COVID-19 stimulus program to address structural issues with the building.

  3. Hawkesbury, 2 Smiths Lane looking east to Bushells

    NRAR finds high compliance within water bottling industry

    30 November 2020
    Departmental media release

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) has found 92 per cent of mineral water bottling and extraction companies in the Southern Highlands, Lithgow, Oberon, Hawkesbury, the Northern Rivers and the Central Coast are compliant with NSW water laws.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  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.