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.

Consultations

  • Copeland Tops State Conservation Area Draft Plan of Management

    5 days ago
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    The Copeland Tops 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.

    Submissions must be received by 2 December 2016.

    The Copeland Tops 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.

    Submissions must be received by 2 December 2016.

  • Men’s Shed at Rouse Hill Regional Park

    about 1 month ago
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    The National Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking public comment on the proposal by Wildlife Community Hub Inc. to occupy an empty shed in Rouse Hill Regional Park to establish a community Men’s Shed. The proposed Men’s Shed is located adjacent to Worcester Road, Rouse Hill.

    Submissions close 4pm Monday 5 September 2016.

    The National Parks and Wildlife Service is seeking public comment on the proposal by Wildlife Community Hub Inc. to occupy an empty shed in Rouse Hill Regional Park to establish a community Men’s Shed. The proposed Men’s Shed is located adjacent to Worcester Road, Rouse Hill.

    Submissions close 4pm Monday 5 September 2016.

  • Murrurundi Pass National Park (Community Conservation Zone 1) Draft Plan of Management

    3 months ago
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    The Murrurundi Pass 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 10 October 2016.

    The Murrurundi Pass 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 10 October 2016.

  • Review of environmental factors – Mungo Brush Road Relocation

    3 months ago
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    NPWS is seeking comment on a review of environmental factors to address the environmental, social, economic and cultural impacts of the proposed relocation of a 3.2km section of Mungo Brush Road in Myall Lakes National Park.

    Mungo Brush Road is the main vehicle access into the southern area of the park, via Hawks Nest, and is expected to be impacted by the Dark Point sand dunes within two years. Realignment of the road is the preferred option for maintaining vehicle access into this area of the park.

    Submissions close on 21 June 2016.

    NPWS is seeking comment on a review of environmental factors to address the environmental, social, economic and cultural impacts of the proposed relocation of a 3.2km section of Mungo Brush Road in Myall Lakes National Park.

    Mungo Brush Road is the main vehicle access into the southern area of the park, via Hawks Nest, and is expected to be impacted by the Dark Point sand dunes within two years. Realignment of the road is the preferred option for maintaining vehicle access into this area of the park.

    Submissions close on 21 June 2016.

  • Wongarbon Nature Reserve draft plan of management

    4 months ago
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    The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is seeking public comments on the draft plan of management for Wongarbon Nature Reserve. The plan is on exhibition until 22 August 2016.

    What is the draft plan of management for?

    Parks and reserves established under the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 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 this reserve.

    Have your say

    Submit your written feedback on the draft plan by 22 August... Continue reading

    The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is seeking public comments on the draft plan of management for Wongarbon Nature Reserve. The plan is on exhibition until 22 August 2016.

    What is the draft plan of management for?

    Parks and reserves established under the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 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 this reserve.

    Have your say

    Submit your written feedback on the draft plan by 22 August 2016 in one of the following ways:


  • Tyagarah Nature Reserve Draft Plan of Management

    4 months ago
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    The Tyagarah Nature Reserve Draft Plan of Management is available for public review and comment.

    Parks and reserves established under the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 are required to have a plan of management. Tyagarah Nature Reserve is currently managed under a plan of management adopted in 1998. A new draft standalone plan for Tyagarah Nature Reserve is on exhibition until 22 August 2016.

    The exhibition of the draft plan provides an important opportunity for members of the community to have a say in future management directions for this reserve. Submissions ... Continue reading

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

    Parks and reserves established under the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 are required to have a plan of management. Tyagarah Nature Reserve is currently managed under a plan of management adopted in 1998. A new draft standalone plan for Tyagarah Nature Reserve is on exhibition until 22 August 2016.

    The exhibition of the draft plan provides an important opportunity for members of the community to have a say in future management directions for this reserve. Submissions must be received by 22 August 2016.
  • Palm Grove Nature Reserve Draft Plan of Management

    4 months ago
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    The Palm Grove Nature Reserve Draft Plan of Management is available for public review and comment.

    The exhibition of the draft plan provides an important opportunity for the community to have a say on the future management directions for Palm Grove Nature Reserve, located near Gosford on the NSW Central Coast. Submissions must be received by 22 August 2016.

    The Palm Grove Nature Reserve Draft Plan of Management is available for public review and comment.

    The exhibition of the draft plan provides an important opportunity for the community to have a say on the future management directions for Palm Grove Nature Reserve, located near Gosford on the NSW Central Coast. Submissions must be received by 22 August 2016.

  • NSW Scientific Committee Preliminary Determinations

    4 months ago
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    Preliminary Determinations open for comment:

    • White-bellied Sea-eagle
    • Callistemon purpurascens, a shrub
    • Phebalium speciosum, a shrub
    • Eastern Suburbs Banksia Scrub
    • Lower Hunter Spotted Gum Ironbark Forest
    • Robertson Basalt Tall Open-forest

    The NSW Scientific Committee assess which species, populations and ecological communities are eligible for listing as threatened.

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

    Preliminary Determinations open for comment:

    • White-bellied Sea-eagle
    • Callistemon purpurascens, a shrub
    • Phebalium speciosum, a shrub
    • Eastern Suburbs Banksia Scrub
    • Lower Hunter Spotted Gum Ironbark Forest
    • Robertson Basalt Tall Open-forest

    The NSW Scientific Committee assess which species, populations and ecological communities are eligible for listing as threatened.

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

  • Draft Wattamolla Master Plan

    5 months ago
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    Wattamolla is the most popular destination at Royal National Park, attracting over 300,000 visitors a year. The Draft Wattamolla Master Plan looks at how we can sustainably manage this area, protecting the environment and ensuring that people can continue to enjoy this stunning location into the future.

    Comments on the draft master plan closed on Friday 3 June 2016. The National Parks and Wildlife Service is considering public submissions and preparing the final master plan.

    To stay up to date on ongoing improvements at Wattamolla and to hear when the final master plan will be available, visit the Royal National... Continue reading

    Wattamolla is the most popular destination at Royal National Park, attracting over 300,000 visitors a year. The Draft Wattamolla Master Plan looks at how we can sustainably manage this area, protecting the environment and ensuring that people can continue to enjoy this stunning location into the future.

    Comments on the draft master plan closed on Friday 3 June 2016. The National Parks and Wildlife Service is considering public submissions and preparing the final master plan.

    To stay up to date on ongoing improvements at Wattamolla and to hear when the final master plan will be available, visit the Royal National Park community engagement portal.

  • Drones in parks policy

    6 months ago
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    The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) recognises that drones can be an invaluable tool in national parks for search and rescue, event photography, and scientific research. Visitors wishing to use drones in parks must obtain consent from the park manager.

    NPWS welcomes your comments on this Policy, which will be reviewed after six months. Please send your comments to: npws.pssb@environment.nsw.gov.au


    The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) recognises that drones can be an invaluable tool in national parks for search and rescue, event photography, and scientific research. Visitors wishing to use drones in parks must obtain consent from the park manager.

    NPWS welcomes your comments on this Policy, which will be reviewed after six months. Please send your comments to: npws.pssb@environment.nsw.gov.au