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.

  • Hawkesbury shelf marine bioregion assessment

    12 months ago
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    The Marine Estate Management Authority is undertaking an assessment to develop options to enhance marine biodiversity conservation in the Hawkesbury Shelf marine bioregion while achieving balanced community outcomes, including opportunities for a wide range of recreational and commercial uses.

    We welcome your feedback to finalise the management initiatives. The information you provide will help inform recommendations to Government. Submit feedback by 24 April 2016 online.


    The Marine Estate Management Authority is undertaking an assessment to develop options to enhance marine biodiversity conservation in the Hawkesbury Shelf marine bioregion while achieving balanced community outcomes, including opportunities for a wide range of recreational and commercial uses.

    We welcome your feedback to finalise the management initiatives. The information you provide will help inform recommendations to Government. Submit feedback by 24 April 2016 online.


  • Perisher Range and Charlotte Pass Resorts management review

    about 1 year ago
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    The Perisher Range Resorts include the areas of Perisher Valley, Smiggin Holes, Guthega and Blue Cow.

    A review to identify a management model that will best secure the long-term future of the Perisher Range and Charlotte Pass Resorts (the Resorts) is currently underway.



    The Perisher Range Resorts include the areas of Perisher Valley, Smiggin Holes, Guthega and Blue Cow.

    A review to identify a management model that will best secure the long-term future of the Perisher Range and Charlotte Pass Resorts (the Resorts) is currently underway.



  • Review of environmental carrying capacity in Kosciuszko alpine resorts

    about 1 year ago
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    The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is looking at better ways to manage environmental carrying capacity in the alpine resorts in Kosciuszko National Park. Currently carrying capacity is addressed using bed limits.

    Stage 1 consultation is now complete and submissions are being considered. There will be a further opportunity to comment on the development of a carrying capacity framework from mid-2016. Visit the OEH carrying capacity review page for more information.


    The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is looking at better ways to manage environmental carrying capacity in the alpine resorts in Kosciuszko National Park. Currently carrying capacity is addressed using bed limits.

    Stage 1 consultation is now complete and submissions are being considered. There will be a further opportunity to comment on the development of a carrying capacity framework from mid-2016. Visit the OEH carrying capacity review page for more information.


  • Curracabundi Parks Draft Plan of Management

    about 1 year ago
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    The Curracabundi Parks 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 Bretti Nature Reserve, Camels Hump Nature Reserve, Coneac State Conservation Area, Curracabundi National Park and State Conservation Area, Mernot Nature Reserve, Monkeycot Nature Reserve and Woko National Park. Submissions must be received by 30 May 2016.

    The Curracabundi Parks 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 Bretti Nature Reserve, Camels Hump Nature Reserve, Coneac State Conservation Area, Curracabundi National Park and State Conservation Area, Mernot Nature Reserve, Monkeycot Nature Reserve and Woko National Park. Submissions must be received by 30 May 2016.

  • NSW Scientific Committee Preliminary Determinations

    over 1 year ago
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    Preliminary Determinations open for comment:

    The NSW Scientific Committee assesses which species, populations and 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 Determinations open for comment:

    The NSW Scientific Committee assesses which species, populations and 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.

  • Draft Everglades Conservation Agreement

    over 1 year ago
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    OEH invites public comment on the Draft Everglades Conservation Agreement. The National Trust of Australia (NSW) approached OEH to voluntarily place a Conservation Agreement pursuant to Section 69A-KA of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 over an area of land at Everglades, Leura to protect significant natural heritage conservation values in-perpetuity.
    Submissions must be received by 30 November 2015.



    OEH invites public comment on the Draft Everglades Conservation Agreement. The National Trust of Australia (NSW) approached OEH to voluntarily place a Conservation Agreement pursuant to Section 69A-KA of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 over an area of land at Everglades, Leura to protect significant natural heritage conservation values in-perpetuity.
    Submissions must be received by 30 November 2015.



  • Southern Highlands Koala Conservation Project

    over 1 year ago
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    An intensive study is underway to build information on the Southern Highlands koala population

    An intensive study is underway to build information on the Southern Highlands koala population

  • Yarriabini National Park Draft Plan of Management

    over 1 year ago
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    The Yarriabini 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 14 January 2016.

    The Yarriabini 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 14 January 2016.

  • Hunter Wetlands National Park Draft Plan of Management

    over 1 year ago
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    The Hunter Wetlands 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 20 December 2015.



    The Hunter Wetlands 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 20 December 2015.



  • Review of Environmental Factors - Lower Thredbo Valley Track

    over 1 year ago
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    The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is seeking comment on the proposed Lower Thredbo Valley Track and the Review of Environmental Factors.

    The NPWS is proposing to extend the recently completed shared-use Thredbo Valley Track within Kosciuszko National Park. The proposed track will be known as the Lower Thredbo Valley Track. The proposal would extend the existing track by an additional 18–20 kms from Bullocks Flat to the Thredbo River Picnic Area.

    The Review of Environmental Factors is being exhibited to allow comments to be submitted prior to the proposal being considered by the Office of Environment and... Continue reading

    The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is seeking comment on the proposed Lower Thredbo Valley Track and the Review of Environmental Factors.

    The NPWS is proposing to extend the recently completed shared-use Thredbo Valley Track within Kosciuszko National Park. The proposed track will be known as the Lower Thredbo Valley Track. The proposal would extend the existing track by an additional 18–20 kms from Bullocks Flat to the Thredbo River Picnic Area.

    The Review of Environmental Factors is being exhibited to allow comments to be submitted prior to the proposal being considered by the Office of Environment and Heritage.

    The deadline for submissions is 3 October 2015.