NSW and Queensland residents returning to homes and properties damaged by recent catastrophic bushfires are being warned of the risk of stirring up deadly asbestos fibres as they sift through damaged or destroyed homes.
Up to $1 million will be allocated to help volunteer wildlife rehabilitators rescue and recover injured native animals affected by the current NSW bush fires and drought conditions.
On Friday 6 September 2019, the licensing requirement in NSW for feral deer on private land changed under the Game and Feral Animal Control Act 2002.
With farmers and rural communities in Queensland and New South Wales continuing to struggle with drought, Australian-owned natural gas company Santos is proud to donate $160,000 to support rural communities in the Maranoa and Narrabri regions where we operate.
Lismore City Council is offering rural landholders small grants to undertake bushland restoration, habitat improvement and landscape regeneration on their properties.
The NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking feedback on the future use of general household, Mixed Waste Organic Outputs (MWOO) (which is made from this waste) and on a proposed transition package to support the alternative waste treatment (AWT) industry to move to sustainable uses.
Communities hit by the Northern NSW bushfires in Richmond Valley now have access to 13 weeks of income support payments to help them get back on their feet.
Bilbies have been reintroduced to the Mallee Cliffs National Park for the first time in 100 years.
The NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking expressions of interest in new groundwater allocation releases available for 40 water sources across NSW, urging interested water users to lodge an application.
Recovery grants are now available to help eligible primary producers who were affected by severe storms in Walcha and surrounding areas from 20 December 2018.