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FREE DIPLOMA OF GOVERNANCE COURSE FOR CROWN LAND MANAGER VOLUNTEERS

The NSW Government is offering 100 free places in a Diploma of Governance course for volunteers who assist in the management of Crown land reserves. Minister for Water, Property and Housing Melinda Pavey said applications are now open for the course which is being...

HISTORIC AGREEMENT MARKS NSW FIRST BLUEPRINT FOR CROWN LAND

Some of the state’s most significant public assets will be transformed into iconic tourism destinations under a historic agreement with Destination NSW and Crown Lands. A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed today by the Minister for Water, Property and Housing...

SMART WATER PARTNERSHIP FOR WESTERN SYDNEY

Western Sydney will have access to an additional 2.4 million litres of recycled water as construction commences on a five billion-dollar new Sydney Science Park project. The Minister for Water, Property and Housing Melinda Pavey joined Managing Director of Sydney...

FIRST PIPE DELIVERY TO SECURE WATER FOR THE PEEL VALLEY

Government plans to deliver greater water security to communities in Tamworth and the Peel Valley are one step closer with the first pipe for the new Dungowan Dam pipeline being delivered today. From Tuesday, ten trucks will deliver 180x 600mm diameter pipes to the...

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR $17 MILLION CROWN RESERVES IMPROVEMENT FUND

Crown land managers and community groups that use Crown land are invited to apply for a share of $17 million in grants from the NSW Government to upgrade and maintain community facilities and public reserves. Minister for Water, Property and Housing Melinda Pavey said...

CONSOLIDATION OF CROWN CEMETERY OPERATORS

The NSW Government will merge the five existing Crown cemetery operators in metropolitan Sydney into one, after a statutory review found a danger of financial collapse. The proposed consolidation of the cemetery operators, who were found to have debts of more than...

FIVE PROJECTS SET TO ACCELERATE BASIN PLAN

Implementation of the Murray Darling Basin Plan has shifted up a gear, following agreement between the Commonwealth and Basin states. Minister for Water, Property and Housing Melinda Pavey has announced details of the five accelerated key Sustainable Diversion...

NSW LEADS ON MANAGEMENT OF FLOODPLAIN HARVESTING

The NSW Government’s historic Floodplain Harvesting Policy is one step closer to completion, making NSW the first state in Australia to measure and license floodplain harvesting. Minister for Water, Property and Housing Melinda Pavey said three amendments made to the...

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by | Apr 24, 2018