Government’s Regional Dam Projects Backed By Local Communities

Local communities are overwhelmingly supportive of the NSW government’s plan to construct a new dam near Tamworth and increase the storage capacity of the existing Wyangala dam, according to a recent independent survey. An analysis of community and stakeholder...

Statement for all NSW Farmers

Today, I intend to table a rescission motion in the NSW Upper House to provide clarity to the 12,000 farmers across both the Southern and Northern Basin regarding Flood Plain Harvesting (FPH). The Water Management (General) Amendment (Exemptions for Floodplain...

‘CRITICAL’ STATUS FOR BILLION-DOLLAR REGIONAL PUMPED HYDRO PROJECT

The billion-dollar Oven Mountain pumped hydro project has been declared Critical State Significant Infrastructure by the NSW Government, kick-starting the country’s largest Renewable Energy Zone and unlocking opportunities for 600 regional jobs. Energy Minister Matt...