Have your say on NSW environment and heritage

OEH produces a range of draft plans, policies, agreements and reports that call for community involvement, engagement and consultation. These include:

  • the development of legislation, policies and guidelines
  • conservation plans
  • wilderness declarations. 

We encourage you to register so you can add your comments and ideas to consultations that are currently open for comment and be notified of future consultation opportunities.

OEH produces a range of draft plans, policies, agreements and reports that call for community involvement, engagement and consultation. These include:

  • the development of legislation, policies and guidelines
  • conservation plans
  • wilderness declarations. 

We encourage you to register so you can add your comments and ideas to consultations that are currently open for comment and be notified of future consultation opportunities.

  • Mallee Cliffs National Park Draft Plan of Management

    2 days ago
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    The Mallee Cliffs National Park Draft Plan of Management is available for public review and comment. The exhibition of the draft plan provides an important opportunity for members of the community to have a say in future management directions for the park.

    Submissions must be received by 28 August 2017.

    The Mallee Cliffs National Park Draft Plan of Management is available for public review and comment. The exhibition of the draft plan provides an important opportunity for members of the community to have a say in future management directions for the park.

    Submissions must be received by 28 August 2017.

  • New England National Park, Baalijin Nature Reserve and Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve Draft Plan of Management

    16 days ago
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    The New England National Park, Baalijin Nature Reserve and Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve Draft Plan of Management is available for public review and comment. The exhibition of the draft plan provides an important opportunity for members of the community to have a say in future management directions for these parks. Submissions must be received by 28 August 2017.

    The New England National Park, Baalijin Nature Reserve and Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve Draft Plan of Management is available for public review and comment. The exhibition of the draft plan provides an important opportunity for members of the community to have a say in future management directions for these parks. Submissions must be received by 28 August 2017.

  • Biodiversity legislation review

    18 days ago
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    On 17 November 2016, the NSW Parliament passed the Biodiversity Conservation Bill and Local Land Services Amendment Bill. The legislative framework will come into effect on 25 August 2017.

    Draft regulations and other tools and products to support the NSW Government’s new Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 and Local Land Services Amendment Act 2016 are on exhibition from 10 May to 21 June 2017.

    To review the draft legislation and other supporting materials, visit the land management and biodiversity conservation reforms webpage.


    On 17 November 2016, the NSW Parliament passed the Biodiversity Conservation Bill and Local Land Services Amendment Bill. The legislative framework will come into effect on 25 August 2017.

    Draft regulations and other tools and products to support the NSW Government’s new Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 and Local Land Services Amendment Act 2016 are on exhibition from 10 May to 21 June 2017.

    To review the draft legislation and other supporting materials, visit the land management and biodiversity conservation reforms webpage.


  • Bongil Bongil National Park Draft Plan of Management

    23 days ago
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    The Bongil Bongil National Park draft plan of management is available for public review and comment. The exhibition of the draft plan provides an important opportunity for members of the community to have a say in future management directions for the park. Submit your feedback on the draft plan by 14 August 2017.

    Visit the exhibition page for more information and to have your say.

    The Bongil Bongil National Park draft plan of management is available for public review and comment. The exhibition of the draft plan provides an important opportunity for members of the community to have a say in future management directions for the park. Submit your feedback on the draft plan by 14 August 2017.

    Visit the exhibition page for more information and to have your say.

  • Cottan-Bimbang National Park Draft Plan of Management

    23 days ago
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    The Cottan-Bimbang National Park, Cottan-Bimbang State Conservation Area and The Cells State Conservation Area draft plan of management is available for public review and comment. The exhibition of the draft plan provides an important opportunity for members of the community to have a say in future management directions for the park. Submit your feedback on the draft plan by 14 August 2017.

    Visit the exhibition page for more information and to have your say.

    The Cottan-Bimbang National Park, Cottan-Bimbang State Conservation Area and The Cells State Conservation Area draft plan of management is available for public review and comment. The exhibition of the draft plan provides an important opportunity for members of the community to have a say in future management directions for the park. Submit your feedback on the draft plan by 14 August 2017.

    Visit the exhibition page for more information and to have your say.

  • Shaws Creek Conservation Program

    about 1 month ago
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    A draft conservation management plan and draft review of environmental factors for the Shaws Creek area in Yellomundee Regional Park are available for public review and comment.

    The exhibition of the draft documents provides an important opportunity for members of the community to have a say in future management directions for the Shaws Creek Aboriginal Place.

    Submissions must be received by 2 June 2017.

    A draft conservation management plan and draft review of environmental factors for the Shaws Creek area in Yellomundee Regional Park are available for public review and comment.

    The exhibition of the draft documents provides an important opportunity for members of the community to have a say in future management directions for the Shaws Creek Aboriginal Place.

    Submissions must be received by 2 June 2017.

  • Inner Pocket Nature Reserve Draft Plan of Management

    about 1 month ago
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    The Inner Pocket Nature Reserve Draft Plan of Management is available for public review and comment.

    The exhibition of the draft plan provides an important opportunity for members of the community to have a say in future management directions for the park.

    Submissions must be received by 31 July 2017.

    The Inner Pocket Nature Reserve Draft Plan of Management is available for public review and comment.

    The exhibition of the draft plan provides an important opportunity for members of the community to have a say in future management directions for the park.

    Submissions must be received by 31 July 2017.

  • Sturt National Park Draft Plan of Management

    about 2 months ago
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    The Sturt National Park Draft Plan of Management is available for public review and comment. The exhibition of the draft plan provides an important opportunity for members of the community to have a say in future management directions for the park. Submissions must be received by 17 July 2017.

    The Sturt National Park Draft Plan of Management is available for public review and comment. The exhibition of the draft plan provides an important opportunity for members of the community to have a say in future management directions for the park. Submissions must be received by 17 July 2017.

  • Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park consultation

    3 months ago
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    The National Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking your input into planning for the future of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.

    Visit the consultation page to register for updates about the new plan of management.

    The National Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking your input into planning for the future of Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.

    Visit the consultation page to register for updates about the new plan of management.

  • Horton Falls National Park CCA Zone 1 Draft Plan of Management

    about 2 months ago
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    Community Conservation Areas (CCAs) are established under the Brigalow and Nandewar Community Conservation Area Act. CCA Zone 1 relates to lands reserved under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 as national park, and as such are required to have a plan of management. The exhibition of the draft plan provides members of the community with the opportunity to have a say in the future management directions for the national park.

    The Horton Falls National Park CCA Zone 1 Draft Plan of Management is available for public review and comment. The exhibition of the draft plan provides an important opportunity for members of the community to have a say in future management directions for the park. Submissions must be received by 3 July 2017.

    Community Conservation Areas (CCAs) are established under the Brigalow and Nandewar Community Conservation Area Act. CCA Zone 1 relates to lands reserved under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 as national park, and as such are required to have a plan of management. The exhibition of the draft plan provides members of the community with the opportunity to have a say in the future management directions for the national park.

    The Horton Falls National Park CCA Zone 1 Draft Plan of Management is available for public review and comment. The exhibition of the draft plan provides an important opportunity for members of the community to have a say in future management directions for the park. Submissions must be received by 3 July 2017.