Links and News

Stay up to date with the latest news and information relating to the environment.

Changes to Biodiversity legislation and the Biodiversity Offset Scheme came into effect on the 25th August 2017 with many Local Government Areas only recently transitioning from being Interim Designated Areas.

Keep up to date with the changes and how these may affect you and what it means for the environment under the new scheme. For information on the new scheme, click here.

For information regarding transitional arrangements and for Interim Designated Areas, click here.

To find out more information regarding what assessment you would likely require, click here to access the Biodiversity Offset Scheme Entry Threshold tool


The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage has implemented a Saving our Species program to address the growing number of plants and animals in NSW facing extinction. To find out more click the links below.

Saving our species program

Saving our species videos