Have Your Say now - current opportunities
Note that some opportunities will apply to large areas of the state or the whole of NSW or Australia. In this case, it will be mapped at the street address of the relevant Government Department's head office or the nearest council chambers.
How to access environmental and planning consultations at federal, state and council level
- In NSW, go to NSW Government Have Your Say. Then also check the Department of Planning and Environment On Exhibition site. You can also look for Inquiries by state Parliamentary committees.
- Federal: Look for Open for public comment. Then go to Public Consultations. You can also look for new consultations by the Senate and new consultations by the House of Representatives.
Threatened species listings
Major project proposals
EPBC Act referrals
- Invitations to comment on development plans which come under the EPBC Act
Plans of Management
- Invitations to comment on draft plans of management for NSW national parks
New coal and petroleum exploration licences
Local Environment Plans (LEPs)
- To access the LEP tracking system, visit the Department of Planning and Environment website, go to Current Proposals and search for ‘On Exhibition’. Read more about LEPs in our Fact Sheets. Visit your local council’s website to see if there are any planning proposals or LEP changes open for public comment.
Friday, June 21, 2019 at 05:00 PMDepartment of the Environment and Energy in Gidgegannup, Australia
Proposed construction and operation of a photovoltaic 9.9MW solar farm. This action may impact Forest Red-tailed Black-cockatoo – submissions invited until 21 June 2019.
Friday, June 21, 2019 at 05:00 PMNSW Department of Planning & Environment in Thredbo, Australia
Replacement of existing Optus mobile telecommunications facility (removal of existing 5 metre pole and installation of new 9.7 metre pole, antennas and ancillary equipment) – submissions invited until 21 June 2019.
Friday, June 21, 2019 at 05:00 PMNorthern Territory Government in Darwin, Australia
The Scientific Inquiry into Hydraulic Fracturing in the Northern Territory has determined that some areas should never be available for exploration or production activities that relate to onshore petroleum.
You are invited to have your say on the recommended areas proposed to be protected from petroleum activities by 21 June 2019.
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at 05:00 PMDepartment of the Environment and Energy in Marcoola, Australia
Proposed lopping of the tops of trees to operate the new runway for the Sunshine Coast Airport. This action may impact Coastal Swamp Oak, Water Mouse and Grey-headed flying-fox – submissions invited until 25 June 2019.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 05:00 PMDepartment of the Environment and Energy in Parramatta, Australia
Proposed commercial development at 132 Marsden Street, Parramatta. This site is subject to a Conservation Agreement which recognises the Old Government House and Domain for its significant association with the foundation of British Colonial administration in Australia, and as an important centre of the convict system – submissions invited until 26 June 2019.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 05:00 PMDepartment of the Environment and Energy in Gnoorea, Australia
Proposed development of the Eramurra Industrial Salt Project, a solar salt project that utilises seawater and evaporation to produce a concentrated salt product. This action may impact Blue Whale, Humpback Whale, Southern Right Whale, Loggerhead Turtle, Leatherback Turtle, Green Turtle, Hawksbill Turtle, Flatback Turtle, Short-nosed Seasnake, Northwestern Coastal Ctenotus, Dwarf Sawfish, Green Sawfish, White Shark, Grey Nurse Shark, Whale Shark, Night Parrot, Red Knot, Migratory Curlew Sandpiper, Migratory Eastern Curlew, Migratory Bar-tailed Godwit, Migratory Northern Siberian Bar-tailed Godwit, Southern Giant-Petrel, Australian Painted-snipe, Australian Fairy Tern, Greater Sand Plover and Migratory Lesser Sand Plover – submissions invited until 26 June 2019.
Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 05:00 PMDepartment of the Environment and Energy in Mundijong , Australia
Proposed development along Taylor Road for uses such as residential lots and public open space. This action may impact Banksia Woodlands, Corymbia calophylla, Curlew Sandpiper, Baudin’s Black Cockatoo, Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo, Forest Red-tailed Black Cockatoo, Malleefowl, Eastern Curlew, Australian Painted-snipe, Woylie Bettongia, Chuditch, Western Ringtail Possum, Quokka Setonix, Slender Andersonia, Dwarf Bee-orchird, Purdie’s Donkey, Glossy-leafed Hammer Orchird Drakaea, Eucalypus x balanites, Narrow curved-leaf Grevillea, Selena’s Synaphea, Synaphea sp. Serpentine, Southern Tetraria and Star Sun-orchird – submissions invited until 27 June 2019.
Saturday, June 29, 2019 at 06:00 PMNSW Department of Planning & Environment in Medowie, Australia
Developer to make monetary contribution of $99,212 per hectare of net developable area for the purpose of designated State infrastructure – submissions invited until 29 June 2019.