Ministerial News

LAKE ILLAWARRA JETTY UPGRADES UNDERWAY

Work has started on major repairs to five jetties on the foreshore of Lake Illawarra, to enable them to be reopened for community use. Minister for Water, Property and Housing Melinda Pavey said the start of work, which had been delayed due to COVID, follows earlier...

INNOVATION AT HEART OF NSW WATER STRATEGY

The NSW Government has today launched the NSW Water Strategy, a 20-year blueprint to deliver resilient and sustainable water resources to communities across the state ensuring NSW is leading the charge when it comes to innovation. The strategy coincides with the...

UP TO $1.5 BILLION AVAILABLE FOR OFF-FARM EFFICIENCY PROJECTS IN NSW

The NSW Government is calling for projects that improve water efficiency through off-farm infrastructure to save water in the Murray Darling Basin. Under the Commonwealth-funded program, up to $1.48 billion will be provided to support projects, including $1.33 billion...

DECADE FIRST EVENT FOR MENINDEE LAKES

The Menindee lakes system could reach capacity for the first time in a decade as multiple flow surges along the Barwon-Darling network continue to deliver the best inflows since 2016. Ongoing rainfall over the past six months has generated a series of flow events,...

SUPPORT FOR NATIVE TITLE & ABORIGINAL LAND RIGHTS

First Nations people across the state will benefit from a $9.85 million  NSW Government investment to support native title holders and claimants and Local Aboriginal Land Councils deliver positive outcomes for Aboriginal communities. Minister for Aboriginal...

NSW GOVERNMENT LEADS THE WAY IN BUILDING SUSTAINABILITY

The NSW Government has become the first government agency in Australia to achieve a 5-Star Green Star rating across its commercial office portfolio. Minister for Water, Property and Housing, Melinda Pavey, said the NSW Government was leading the way on sustainability,...

BARKANDJI AGREEMENT SECURES WHITE CLIFFS DUGOUTS

Residents who live in dugouts in the outback community of White Cliffs will be granted permanent leases, following an agreement between the NSW Government and Barkandji people who are native title holders over the land. Minister for Water, Property and Housing Melinda...

Ministerial News

by | Apr 24, 2018