2021 media releases

  1. Avoca Beach markets

    Grant applications open for Crown reserves

    16 April 2021
    Ministerial media release

    The NSW Government is offering $4.1 million in grants to support asset and health and safety improvements on Crown land reserves across the State to help them recover from the impacts of COVID-19.

  2. NRAR officers talking over car bonnet

    Almost half of reported properties in North Coast are breaking water rules

    16 April 2021
    Departmental media release

    Officers from the Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) conducted targeted site inspections at 25 properties across the North Coast of NSW in response to public reports of alleged non-compliance, between February and March 2021.

  3. Jack Evans Boat Harbour plan adopted for Tweed Heads community

    Jack Evans Boat Harbour plan adopted for Tweed Heads community

    15 April 2021
    Departmental media release

    Tweed Heads Shire Council has adopted a Plan of Management endorsed by the NSW Government to ensure Crown land at the Jack Evans Boat Harbour precinct can serve as a recreational and tourism focal point for the Tweed Heads region.

  4. Terrigal Boardwalk and Rockpool

    Terrigal Boardwalk and Rockpool open

    15 April 2021
    Departmental media release

    The Central Coast has a new attraction for tourists and locals with the opening of the Terrigal Boardwalk and an upgraded rockpool.

  5. NSW Government logo

    Have your say on review of the Gwydir Valley floodplain management plan

    6 April 2021
    Ministerial media release

    The NSW Government is calling for community feedback on the five-year review of the Gwydir Valley floodplain management plan.

  6. Armidale Regional Council, NSW.

    NRAR fines Armidale regional council for alleged unlawful water take

    31 March 2021
    Departmental media release

    The Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) issued the Armidale Regional Council two penalty notices for alleged unlawful water take between December 2019 and February 2020.

  7. Boolaroo Police Station

    Land claim approved on former police station site

    25 March 2021
    Ministerial media release

    The NSW Government has approved an Aboriginal land claim over the former Boolaroo Police station site at Speers Point.

  8. NSW Government logo

    South Ballina Beach to be closed to vehicle access

    25 March 2021
    Departmental media release

    South Ballina Beach will be closed to vehicle access from 31 March, 2021 due to ongoing concerns about public safety and impacts to the environment and Aboriginal heritage values.

  9. NSW Government logo

    NRAR sets sights on quarry compliance

    25 March 2021
    Departmental media release

    Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) officers will be visiting quarries in the Northern Rivers, the Hunter and Sydney Metro to assess their compliance with water laws.

  10. A section of new reinforced seawall at Lake Illawarra

    $273,000 for seawall protection work in Lake Illawarra

    23 March 2021
    Ministerial media release

    The NSW Government will provide more than $273,000 in funding to construct a seawall in Lake Illawarra at Windang to protect a local reserve and properties from coastal erosion.