Due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the greater Newcastle and Hunter Valley areas, NSW Health has issued a stay at home order effective from 5pm Saturday 14 August 2021 until further notice.
In response to the NSW Health stay at home order, Council services, facilities and events have been impacted.
Council is actively involved in a broad range of environmental areas to maintain the health of our natural and built environments.
Protect the local environment and conserve our vast biodiversity. Learn about our native plants, animals and threatened species.
Learn more about weeds, including how they're managed locally and their impact.
Find out what to do in the event of a flood and how we manage floodplain risk in our community.
Learn about our programs and resources to help school implement environmental and sustainability topics into their classroom.
There are simple things you can do to help the environment and live more sustainably.
We're taking action to reduce our carbon footprint and emissions. Learn more about what we're doing!
Not all burning is permitted and varying requirements apply where it is. Find out more information about the types of burning permitted and their requirements here.