Have your say on NSW environment, energy and science

Environment, Energy and Science 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.

For EPA consultations go to EPA have your say

Environment, Energy and Science 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.

For EPA consultations go to EPA have your say

  • NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee Preliminary Determination

    7 days ago
    Grevillea wilkinsonii tumut grevillea 167467

    Preliminary Determination open for comment until 7 February 2020.

    Grevillea wilkinsonii Makinson, a shrub (Preliminary Determination)

    The NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee assesses which species are eligible for listing as threatened.

    The exhibition of the Preliminary Determination provides an opportunity for the community to comment or provide additional information relevant to the assessment.

    Preliminary Determination open for comment until 7 February 2020.

    Grevillea wilkinsonii Makinson, a shrub (Preliminary Determination)

    The NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee assesses which species are eligible for listing as threatened.

    The exhibition of the Preliminary Determination provides an opportunity for the community to comment or provide additional information relevant to the assessment.

  • NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee Preliminary Determination

    7 days ago
    Pimelea bracteata nl

    Preliminary Determination open for comment until 7 February 2020.

    Pimelea bracteata, a shrub (Preliminary Determination)

    The NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee assesses which species are eligible for listing as threatened.

    The exhibition of the Preliminary Determination provides an opportunity for the community to comment or provide additional information relevant to the assessment.

    Preliminary Determination open for comment until 7 February 2020.

    Pimelea bracteata, a shrub (Preliminary Determination)

    The NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee assesses which species are eligible for listing as threatened.

    The exhibition of the Preliminary Determination provides an opportunity for the community to comment or provide additional information relevant to the assessment.

  • NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee Preliminary Determination

    7 days ago
    White box yellow box blakelys red gum woodland 158480

    Preliminary Determination open for comment until 7 February 2020.

    White Box – Yellow Box – Blakely's Red Gum Grassy Woodland and Derived Native Grassland in the NSW North Coast, New England Tableland, Nandewar, Brigalow Belt South, Sydney Basin, South Eastern Highlands and NSW South Western Slopes Bioregions (Preliminary Determination)

    The NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee assesses which ecological communities are eligible for listing as threatened.

    The exhibition of the Preliminary Determination provides an opportunity for the community to comment or provide additional information relevant to the assessment.

    Preliminary Determination open for comment until 7 February 2020.

    White Box – Yellow Box – Blakely's Red Gum Grassy Woodland and Derived Native Grassland in the NSW North Coast, New England Tableland, Nandewar, Brigalow Belt South, Sydney Basin, South Eastern Highlands and NSW South Western Slopes Bioregions (Preliminary Determination)

    The NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee assesses which ecological communities are eligible for listing as threatened.

    The exhibition of the Preliminary Determination provides an opportunity for the community to comment or provide additional information relevant to the assessment.

  • Minyon Falls master plan

    28 days ago
    Nightcap national park minyon falls 141319

    The master plan will guide the upgrade of visitor infrastructure at Minyon Falls and Minyon Grass picnic area in Nightcap National Park as part of the Tweed Byron Hinterland Trails project.

    Public exhibition of this master plan provides an opportunity for members of the community to have a say in relation to this activity proposed by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS). Comments close 25 November 2019.

    The master plan will guide the upgrade of visitor infrastructure at Minyon Falls and Minyon Grass picnic area in Nightcap National Park as part of the Tweed Byron Hinterland Trails project.

    Public exhibition of this master plan provides an opportunity for members of the community to have a say in relation to this activity proposed by the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS). Comments close 25 November 2019.

  • Barwon-Darling Long Term Water Plan

    about 2 months ago
    Darling river nl

    The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback from the public on the Barwon-Darling Long Term Water Plan.

    The consultation closes on 29 October 2019.

    The draft plan acknowledges the diverse range of human values and uses connected to local rivers and wetlands and the important ecological values of the region.

    Consultation is being undertaken in conjunction with exhibition of the Barwon-Darling Water Resource Plan being conducted by DPIE-Water.


    The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback from the public on the Barwon-Darling Long Term Water Plan.

    The consultation closes on 29 October 2019.

    The draft plan acknowledges the diverse range of human values and uses connected to local rivers and wetlands and the important ecological values of the region.

    Consultation is being undertaken in conjunction with exhibition of the Barwon-Darling Water Resource Plan being conducted by DPIE-Water.


  • Namoi Long Term Water Plan consultation

    about 2 months ago
    Namoi river below keepit dam nl

    The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback from the public on the Namoi Long Term Water Plan.

    The consultation closes on 20 November 2019.

    The draft plan acknowledges the diverse range of human values and uses connected to local rivers and wetlands and the important ecological values of the region.

    Consultation is being undertaken in conjunction with exhibition of the Namoi Water Resource Plan being conducted by DPIE-Water.

    The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback from the public on the Namoi Long Term Water Plan.

    The consultation closes on 20 November 2019.

    The draft plan acknowledges the diverse range of human values and uses connected to local rivers and wetlands and the important ecological values of the region.

    Consultation is being undertaken in conjunction with exhibition of the Namoi Water Resource Plan being conducted by DPIE-Water.

  • Murray-Lower Darling Long Term Water Plan

    3 months ago
    Murray valley national park reed beds wetland nl

    The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback from the public on the Murray-Lower Darling Long Term Water Plan. Consultation closes on 13 October 2019.

    The draft plan acknowledges the diverse range of human values and uses connected to local rivers and wetlands and the important ecological values of the region.

    Consultation is being undertaken in conjunction with exhibition of the Murray-Lower Darling Water Resource Plan being conducted by DPIE-Water.

    The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is seeking feedback from the public on the Murray-Lower Darling Long Term Water Plan. Consultation closes on 13 October 2019.

    The draft plan acknowledges the diverse range of human values and uses connected to local rivers and wetlands and the important ecological values of the region.

    Consultation is being undertaken in conjunction with exhibition of the Murray-Lower Darling Water Resource Plan being conducted by DPIE-Water.

  • NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee Preliminary Determinations

    3 months ago
    Boronia inflexa cropped

    Preliminary Determinations open for comment until 30 November 2019

    Boronia inflexa subsp. torringtonensis, a shrub (Preliminary Determination)

    The NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee assesses which species are eligible for listing as threatened.

    The exhibition of the Preliminary Determination provides an opportunity for the community to comment or provide additional information relevant to the assessment.

    Preliminary Determinations open for comment until 30 November 2019

    Boronia inflexa subsp. torringtonensis, a shrub (Preliminary Determination)

    The NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee assesses which species are eligible for listing as threatened.

    The exhibition of the Preliminary Determination provides an opportunity for the community to comment or provide additional information relevant to the assessment.

  • NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee Preliminary Determinations

    3 months ago
    Thick billed grasswren

    Preliminary Determinations open for comment until 30 November 2019

    Amytornis modestus inexpectatus, Thick-billed Grasswren (Preliminary Determination)

    The NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee assesses which species are eligible for listing as threatened.

    The exhibition of the Preliminary Determination provides an opportunity for the community to comment or provide additional information relevant to the assessment.

    Preliminary Determinations open for comment until 30 November 2019

    Amytornis modestus inexpectatus, Thick-billed Grasswren (Preliminary Determination)

    The NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee assesses which species are eligible for listing as threatened.

    The exhibition of the Preliminary Determination provides an opportunity for the community to comment or provide additional information relevant to the assessment.

  • NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee Preliminary Determinations

    3 months ago
    Maroubra woodland snail darryl potter larger

    Preliminary Determinations open for comment until 30 November 2019

    Maroubra Woodland Snail Meridolum maryae (Preliminary Determination)

    The NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee assesses which species are eligible for listing as threatened.

    The exhibition of the Preliminary Determination provides an opportunity for the community to comment or provide additional information relevant to the assessment.

    Preliminary Determinations open for comment until 30 November 2019

    Maroubra Woodland Snail Meridolum maryae (Preliminary Determination)

    The NSW Threatened Species Scientific Committee assesses which species are eligible for listing as threatened.

    The exhibition of the Preliminary Determination provides an opportunity for the community to comment or provide additional information relevant to the assessment.