2021 media releases

  1. NRAR Car out in regional NSW

    Moama landholder and company fined $38,000 after guilty pleas

    11 June 2021
    Department media release

    A Moama landholder and a company they contracted to build unlawful structures on the Murray River have been fined a total of $38,000 after pleading guilty in the Deniliquin Local Court in a case brought by the Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR).

  2. NSW Government logo

    Free Diploma of Governance course for Crown land manager volunteers

    9 June 2021
    Ministerial media release

    The NSW Government is offering 100 free places in a Diploma of Governance course for volunteers who assist in the management of Crown land reserves.

  3. Gwydir River

    Supplementary allocation reductions for Gwydir and Border Rivers

    8 June 2021
    Departmental media release

    The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment has today advised that supplementary water allocations for the Gwydir and Border Rivers are likely to see reduced allocations commencing in the 2021-22 water year.

  4. Norah Head lighthouse

    Bright future for Norah Head Lighthouse

    4 June 2021
    Ministerial media release

    The Norah Head Lighthouse Reserve will benefit from a $459,000 major electricity supply upgrade, helping to power the popular Central Coast icon well into the future.

  5. SUV with camping trailer parked next to lake and mountain view

    Historic agreement marks NSW first blueprint for Crown land

    4 June 2021
    Ministerial media release

    Some of the state’s most significant public assets will be transformed into iconic tourism destinations under a historic agreement with Destination NSW and Crown Lands.

  6. Artists impression restored police cottage

    Hospitality operators sought for new dining venue on Nepean River

    4 June 2021
    Departmental media release

    The NSW Government and Penrith City Council are transforming a former police cottage on Crown land into a waterfront dining venue on the Nepean River, and a call is out for hospitality operators to run it.

  7. Foot bridge over Micalong Creek

    Hume and Hovell Track upgrade progresses

    1 June 2021
    Ministerial media release

    The Hume and Hovell Walking Track is getting a facelift as work on the pedestrian bridge replacement program steams ahead.

  8. Lake Illawarra Jetty

    Lake Illawarra jetty and foreshore works announced

    28 May 2021
    Departmental media release

    The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment today announced major repair plans for a number of jetties at Lake Illawarra in preparation for their reopening.

  9. Crown land park with people sitting on bench

    Applications open for $17 million Crown Reserves Improvement Fund

    26 May 2021
    Ministerial media release

    Crown land managers and community groups that use Crown land are invited to apply for a share of $17 million in grants from the NSW Government to  upgrade and maintain community facilities and public reserves.

  10. View of cemetery

    Consolidation of Crown cemetery operators

    25 May 2021
    Ministerial media release

    The NSW Government will merge the five existing Crown cemetery operators in metropolitan Sydney into one, after a statutory review found a danger of financial collapse.