2021 media releases

  1. Lake Illawarra Jetty upgrades underway

    16 September 2021
    Ministerial media release

    Work has started on major repairs to five jetties on the foreshore of Lake Illawarra, to enable them to be reopened for community use.

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    Rising river alert – Snowy River below Jindabyne Dam

    16 September 2021
    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 two high-flow events – Thursday 23 September 2021 and Thursday 30 September 2021.

  3. Sun setting over Hang Rock Lookout and the Shoalhaven River, in Nowra.

    Innovation at heart of NSW Water Strategy

    16 September 2021
    Ministerial media release

    The NSW Government has today launched the NSW Water Strategy, a 20-year blueprint to deliver resilient and sustainable water resources to communities across the state ensuring NSW is leading the charge when it comes to innovation.

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    Organisations needed to run First Nations water management traineeship program

    14 September 2021
    Departmental media release

    The NSW Government is calling for organisations to submit a proposal to deliver a First Nations metering traineeship program.

  5. Artist render - Kings Foreshore Lighting Project

    Lights on for Parramatta foreshore pathway

    8 September 2021
    Ministerial media release

    The NSW Government is investing more than $600,000 to improve lighting along a dark stretch of a popular pathway linking Bankwest Stadium and the Parramatta CBD.

  6. Bridge crossing on track

    Popular walking track reopened

    7 September 2021
    Ministerial media release

    A popular section of the Hume and Hovell Track near Tumbarumba, badly damaged by bushfire, has been reopened after repairs funded by the NSW Government.

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    Cockburn River water connectivity study progressing

    3 September 2021
    Departmental media release

    The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment today released a progress report into the water connectivity study being undertaken on the Cockburn River to assess interaction between surface and groundwater.

  8. Cemetery

    Reminder on COVID safe measures at Sydney cemeteries

    1 September 2021
    Departmental media release

    Visitors to Sydney cemeteries are reminded to abide by NSW Health orders to protect against the spread of COVID-19.

  9. Artist impression of upgraded Carols Wharf

    Scotland Island Wharf upgrades

    31 August 2021
    Ministerial media release

    More than 3,800 square metres of additional Crown waterway has been reserved by the NSW Government to support a $2.5 million upgrade of boating facilities at Scotland Island on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

  10. Local community called to help shape the Reconnecting River Country Program

    24 August 2021
    Departmental media release

    Private landholders, First Nations people and community organisations are invited to share their local knowledge and expertise to help shape the future of the Reconnecting River Country Program.