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  • Changes to the regulation of industrial chemicals

    The NSW Government has made changes to the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (POEO Act) to strengthen the regulation of industrial chemicals and align NSW with new national standards for industrial chemical environmental risk management.

  • Landmark environmental reforms have now commenced

    The biggest changes to environment protection legislation in more than three decades commenced today. There are now higher penalties and stronger regulatory action for those who do the wrong thing.

  • Return and Earn funds our firefighters

    Donations from our container deposit scheme help volunteer firefighters access counselling, support services and welfare grants.

  • Message from the CEO

    I’m excited about 2024 and continuing to work with you all to help solve our state’s environmental challenges together.

  • Yarning at Yabun

    The festival is a great opportunity to show the community that we share a common interest in protecting Country and the environment.