2022 media releases

  1. Healthy fish, healthy rivers and healthy farms

    26 July 2022
    Ministerial media release

    NSW farmers and native fish species will benefit from modern fish-protection screens, which will protect aquatic life as well as valuable farming equipment.

  2. The NSW Government has facilitated a Crown Land transfer for land in West Kempsey to the Kempsey Local Aboriginal Land Council to support Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service’s plans for a new flood free home.

    Aboriginal medical centre gets a new home

    26 July 2022
    Ministerial media release

    The NSW Government has facilitated a Crown Land transfer for land in West Kempsey to the Kempsey Local Aboriginal Land Council to support Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service’s plans for a new flood free home.

  3. Wauchope Water Treatment Plant

    More water for Wauchope

    25 July 2022
    Ministerial media release

    The NSW Government is joining forces with Port Macquarie Hastings Council to fund a $5.5 million upgrade to the Wauchope Water Treatment Plant which will boost water security for more than 70,000 people across the region.

  4. Workman restoring sandstone channels and native plants in creek

    $560,000 project transforms reserve

    20 July 2022
    Departmental media release

    Flaggy Creek Reserve at Charlestown has been transformed from a stormwater drain infested with large woody weeds and debris and prone to flooding into a more natural free flowing creek surrounded by diverse native vegetation.

  5. Tathra Wharf, NSW.

    Green light for Tathra Wharf restoration

    14 July 2022
    Departmental media release

    Work will get underway in October on vital upgrades to an iconic 160-year-old heritage listed wharf in the South Coast town of Tathra to support regional tourism and maritime history.

  6. Bega Area Water Sharing Plan open for feedback

    13 July 2022
    Departmental media release

    Residents, water users and stakeholders are invited to have their say on the draft Water Sharing Plan for the Bega region, a roadmap ensuring water is being managed fairly and equitably for local communities, industry, and the environment over the next decade.

  7. Country dirt road going up a hill

    Flood funding repairs to Brushgrove Lane

    11 July 2022
    Ministerial media release

    Drivers will enjoy improved road conditions in Central Tilba with the NSW Government investing more than $81,000 to fix a stretch of road that connects residents to properties and Corunna State Forest.

  8. Glasshouse at Coffs Harbour in park

    New glasshouse for Coffs Harbour

    11 July 2022
    Departmental media release

    A new $1.4m glasshouse has been opened at the North Coast Regional Gardens in Coffs Harbour providing a fit-for-purpose facility to curate, preserve and display tropical and sub-tropical plant species while supporting research and education.

  9. State-first strategy to secure future of NSW groundwater

    5 July 2022
    Departmental media release

    The NSW Government today released the draft NSW Groundwater Strategy, the state’s first-ever long-term roadmap for the sustainable management of its vast and precious groundwater resources.

  10. Minister Franklin with Lismore men's shed members

    Boost for men’s sheds in Lismore region

    4 July 2022
    Ministerial media release

    Two men’s sheds in the Lismore area have been given a boost.