Have Your Say now - Current Opportunities - EDO NSW

Have Your Say now - current opportunities

Click on the map below to find opportunities to have your say about environment and planning law decisions in your area. Or scroll right down to see the latest public consultations.

View ongoing opportunities by sector to have your say

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

Public consultations

Threatened species listings

Fisheries assessments

Major project proposals

EPBC Act referrals

Plans of Management

New coal and petroleum exploration licences

Local Environment Plans (LEPs)

  • To access the LEP tracking system, visit the Department of Planning and Environment websitego 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.
  • Belongil Creek Estuary Opening Strategy

    Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 05:00 PM
    Byron Shire Council in Byron Bay, Australia

    This draft strategy has been developed as part of the ongoing management of the Belongil Creek estuary. It is on exhibition until 30 June 2019.
    A community drop-in session will be held on 14 June at Byron Bay Library, 1.30-3.30pm.

    Read more and have your say >>

  • National Environmental Science Program

    Sunday, June 30, 2019 at 05:00 PM

    The National Environmental Science Program (NESP) is scheduled for completion in 2021. The Department of the Environment and Energy has commenced early planning for a future environmental research program to succeed NESP.
    Public consultation on the NESP will be open until 30 June 2019.

    Read more and have your say >>

  • Threatened species listing: 4 species

    Wednesday, July 03, 2019 at 05:00 PM

    The Australian Department of the Environment and Energy is calling for public submissions on the eligibility and conservation actions for 5 species:

    Submissions invited until 3 July 2019.

  • Forest Monitoring and Improvement Program

    Thursday, July 04, 2019 at 05:00 PM
    NSW Natural Resources Commission in Sydney, Australia

    The NSW Natural Resources Commission invites comment on the draft Program Strategy for the Forest Monitoring and Improvement Program.
    Public comment closes on 4 July 2019.

    Read more and have your say >>

  • Dams Safety Regulation 2019

    Friday, July 05, 2019 at 05:00 PM
    NSW Department of Industry in Sydney, Australia

    Work is underway to establish new rules for how dam safety will be managed.Feedback is invited until 5 July 2019.

    Read more and have your say >>

  • Fisheries Management (General) Regulation 2010

    Tuesday, July 09, 2019 at 05:00 PM
    NSW Department of Industry in Sydney, Australia

    Public comment is invited on proposed amendments to the Fisheries Management (General) Regulation 2010.
    Feedback is invited until 9 July 2019.

    Read more and have your say >>

  • Stock Medicines Regulation 2010

    Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 05:00 PM
    NSW Department of Industry in Sydney, Australia

    The Stock Medicines Regulation 2010 will be repealed on 1 September 2019. At that time, the remade Stock Medicines Regulation 2019 – with amendments – will commence.
    Feedback is invited until 10 July 2019.

    Read more and have your say >>

  • Murrumbidgee Surface Water Resource Plan

    Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 05:00 PM
    NSW Department of Industry in Wagga Wagga, Australia

    This draft plan incorporates the sharing plans for the unregulated and regulated water sources in the Murrumbidgee.
    Feedback is invited until 14 July 2019.

    Read more and have your say >>

  • Importation of Garden Snail

    Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 05:00 PM

    The Department of the Environment and Energy has received an application and draft assessment report to include Garden Snail on the Live Import List.
    Comments are invited until 18 July 2019.

    Read more and have your say >>

  • Public Feedback for Community Consultation Plan

    Friday, July 19, 2019 at 05:00 PM

    The Independent Planning Commission NSW is required to develop a Community Participation Plan (CPP) under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.
    The draft CPP sets out when and how you can participate in the planning process, including when the IPC make decisions on major development applications. The CPP also establishes community participation objectives which will be used to guide the IPC’s approach to community engagement.
    The draft CPP is on public exhibition until Friday 19 July 2019 here >>

    Read more and have your say >>