NPA Welcomes NSW Environment Minister’s commitment to save native wildlife

The National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) welcomes the commitment by the NSW Environment Minister, Matt Kean MP to protect the native wildlife that has survived the devastating fires of this summer through the humane control of feral predators and competitors.

NPA WELCOMES NSW LABOR’S RENEWED COMMITMENT TO THE GREAT KOALA NATIONAL PARK

The National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) has welcomed the renewed commitments around protecting koalas and establishing the Great Koala National Park made by Opposition Leader Luke Foley.

Minister Upton must resign after abject failure to fund environment protection through economic windfall

The National Parks Association of NSW (NPA) is calling for the NSW Environment Minister, Gabrielle Upton, to resign after the NSW Government’s budget surplus provided no new funding for the environment.

The big blue: Coalition Party infighting is failing our marine environment

Kevin Evans, CEO, NPA

This article first appeared on the Independent Australia website on 6 April 2017.

Sydney’s blue backyard is central to our way of life, reputation and economy, yet less than 1% of the harbour city’s coastal waters are protected. The NSW government has dragged the anchor on meaningful marine protection in NSW for 6 years, ignoring evidence and stalling their own reform process initiated three Premiers ago in 2010. Key stakeholders fatigued by years of consultation, with no substantive progress to show for it, fear there is little true commitment from this government to strengthen marine protection.

Environmental Performance Report Card

The Environmental Liaison Office (ELO) provides a link to NSW Parliament for hundreds of community groups across NSW. It aims to ensure that the shared concerns and priorities of environment groups are communicated consistently to Government, and provides a mechanism for the views of Government to be communicated to and considered by NSW environment groups.