2022 media releases

  1. View of cemetery and graves by the ocean.

    Consumer regulations for cemeteries and crematoria

    29 June 2022
    Departmental media release

    Families farewelling loved ones would have access to more transparent pricing, improving consumer choice and encouraging competitive prices, alongside other consumer safeguards under changes proposed by the NSW regulator.

  2. Tender awarded for new Eurobodalla Dam

    29 June 2022
    Ministerial media release

    Eurobodalla is one step closer to having a new 3,000 megalitre off-river water storage dam next to the Tuross River, after the tender for construction was awarded to Haslin Construction.

  3. Volunteers at the Addi Road centre

    Vital community hub to stay open

    25 June 2022
    Ministerial media release

    The NSW Government has secured the future of Inner West icon - the Addison Road Community Centre following an investment to upgrade the heritage-listed building’s facilities.

  4. People sitting around a campfire in the bush

    Winter camping at Crown land holiday parks

    24 June 2022
    Ministerial media release

    NSW families can use NSW Government accommodation vouchers to enjoy a more affordable break at Crown land holiday parks this winter.

  5. Foxlow Parklet at Captains Flat

    Clean-up of Foxlow Parklet at Captains Flat

    24 June 2022
    Departmental media release

    Crown Lands is providing $400,000 to Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council for the clean-up of a popular park at Captains Flat, south east of Queanbeyan.

  6. NSW Government logo

    Aboriginal land claims approved at Mathoura

    24 June 2022
    Departmental media release

    New Aboriginal housing may be developed in the Riverina town of Mathoura by Moama Local Aboriginal Land Council after two Aboriginal land claims were approved by the NSW Government.

  7. Lake view thru gum trees. Credit: Chris Richardson

    Lake Macquarie land claims approved

    22 June 2022
    Ministerial media release

    More than 34 hectares of Crown land at Lake Macquarie will be transferred to the local Aboriginal community after the NSW Government granted land claims to Biraban Local Aboriginal Land Council.

  8. Artist impression of upgraded Meadowbank bridge

    $37 million to upgrade community assets

    21 June 2022
    Ministerial media release

    The 2022-23 NSW Budget has allocated more than $37 million to maintain and upgrade community assets on Crown land across New South Wales.

  9. $1.1 billion for a stronger NSW water future

    21 June 2022
    Ministerial media release

    $1.1 billion will be invested as part of the 2022-23 NSW Budget to ensure the state has sustainable, secure and healthy water resources both now and into the future.

  10. The upper reaches of the Murrumbidgee River. Northern Kosciuszko National Park. New South Wales, Australia.

    Rising river alert: Upper Murrumbidgee River below Tantangara Dam

    15 June 2022
    Departmental media release

    The NSW Department of Planning and Environment today issued a ‘rising river alert’ for the Upper Murrumbidgee River between Tantangara Dam and Yaouk in southern NSW for Thursday 23 June 2022.