2021 media releases

  1. NSW Government logo

    Rising river alert – Snowy River below Jindabyne Dam

    16 August 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 - Monday 23 August 2021 and Thursday 26 August 2021.

  2. Narromine plans of management for Crown reserves

    12 August 2021
    Departmental media release

    More than 60 hectares of prime Crown land in the Narromine area will be put to its best uses for the local community following the finalisation and adoption of Plans of Management by Narromine Shire Council.

  3. Tradies in Sight gets a home to call its own

    10 August 2021
    Ministerial media release

    The NSW Government has allocated Crown land in Dubbo to a not-for-profit organisation that supports the health and mental wellbeing of regional tradespeople.

  4. Junction Reefs Dam

    Central West reserve reopened to the public

    5 August 2021
    Departmental media release

    A unique Crown land reserve in the Central West that is home to a NSW engineering marvel and stunning scenery has been reopened to the public after a 30 year hiatus.

  5. Support for Native Title and Aboriginal Land Rights

    4 August 2021
    Ministerial media release

    First Nations people across the state will benefit from a $9.85 million NSW Government investment to support native title holders and claimants and Local Aboriginal Land Councils deliver positive outcomes for Aboriginal communities.

  6. Workers completing the new concrete path leading to picnic area

    Upgrades at Urunga Wetlands

    2 August 2021
    Departmental media release

    Tourism and recreation will be enhanced at Urunga Wetlands following a $100,000 project by the NSW Government to install picnic facilities and improved disabled access.

  7. Scouts walking thru the bush

    Stimulus boost for NSW Scouts facilities

    2 August 2021
    Ministerial media release

    NSW’s largest youth-focused program, Scouts NSW, has received a major $7.75 million boost from the NSW Government’s COVID-19 stimulus program.

  8. NSW Government logo

    Three weeks left to nominate for Crown Land awards

    3 August 2021
    Ministerial media release

    The NSW Government is calling for award nominations to recognise outstanding volunteers who devote their time to help manage Crown land reserves on behalf of their communities.

  9. Currawong restored cabin

    Funding to complete Currawong's restoration

    16 July 2021
    Ministerial media release

    All heritage listed accommodation cabins at Currawong Beach will be upgraded following a further financial boost by the NSW Government.

  10. New Walgett PCYC a model for the future

    13 July 2021
    Ministerial media release

    Construction is underway on a new $7.5 million Police Citizen’s Youth Club on Crown land at Walgett, as part of a joint initiative between the NSW Government, PCYC NSW and Walgett Shire Council.