2022 media releases

  1. Ibis on the wing.

    Flood works remediation to deliver healthier floodplains

    30 August 2022
    Departmental media release

    The NSW Government is leading the charge in returning water to floodplains, wetlands, rivers and creeks by bringing unapproved flood works into compliance across the northern Basin.

  2. A spectacular view of Sydney from a helicopter.

    New era of water security for Greater Sydney

    29 August 2022
    Departmental media release

    The community is invited to have its say on the draft Namoi Regional Water Strategy, a plan to deliver more secure, safe and reliable water for Tamworth, Narrabri, Gunnedah and the Namoi region for the next 20 years and beyond.

  3. Minister for Lands and Water and Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson announcing new Dungowan Dam project

    New Dungowan Dam remains best option for future of Tamworth

    19 August 2022
    Ministerial media release

    The NSW Government has made available the Summary Business Case for the New Dungowan Dam, confirming the project is the most viable solution to secure Tamworth’s future water needs.

  4. Burwood Colliery Dam

    Come to a drop-in session on Burwood Dam

    9 August 2022
    Departmental media release

    Lake Macquarie residents are invited to have their say on the future of Burwood Colliery Dam near Whitebridge.

  5. The Maules Creek Recreation Reserve hall and and its new amenities block.

    Maules Creek hall centenary gets a boost

    9 August 2022
    Departmental media release

    The rural community of Maules Creek will be celebrating the centenary of its community hall in style following the completion of upgrades including a new amenities block.

  6. Aerial view of the area near Orlando Creek where the land is located.

    'Happy Valley' land for Aboriginal community

    5 August 2022
    Departmental media release

    More than 5.4 hectares of Crown land will be returned to the ownership of Coffs Harbour and District Local Aboriginal Land Council following successful Aboriginal land claims.

  7. Murrumbidgee River, Balranald.

    Temporary restriction on interstate water trade

    5 August 2022
    Departmental media release

    The NSW Department of Planning and Environment today announced a temporary restriction on interstate water trades into the NSW Murray, Lower Darling and Murrumbidgee regulated river water sources.

  8. The new upgraded Balranald Hall

    Balranald Hall now three times bigger and better

    4 August 2022
    Departmental media release

    The Balranald community in the Riverina now has an upgraded hall that is more than triple its previous size, accessible to seniors and the disabled and airconditioned so it is useable throughout the year.

  9. Cryon, population 46, relies on it's hall to support local community events

    Upgrades give Cryon Hall a new lease of life

    3 August 2022
    Ministerial media release

    Cryon Hall near Walgett has been transformed from an unfenced venue on the Kamilaroi Highway that was cold in winter and hot in summer to an air-conditioned hub that is fully enclosed, making it safer and more comfortable for families.

  10. Birds eye view of Lake Keepit

    Crown land holiday parks get top ratings from TripAdvisor

    29 July 2022
    Ministerial media release

    Crown land holiday parks have earned badges of honour with a range of parks rated top ‘Travellers’ Choice 2022’ destinations by online travel platform, Tripadvisor.