New South Wales has a long history in conserving nature—Sydney’s Royal National Park is the third oldest in the world (est. 1879). Inland from the subtropical greenery of the Great Dividing Range, much of NSW covers the catchment for the Murray-Darling Basin. We’re working with farmers, governments and investors to find innovative ways to balance competing needs for water in the country’s biggest river system.
Murrumbidgee Valley property returned to Indigenous ownership
The Nature Conservancy is extremely proud to announce the transfer of ownership of 88,000 ha of Murrumbidgee floodplain Country to the Nari Nari people after more than 150 years of dispossession. Gayini is now legally owned by the Nari Nari people, as it has been spiritually for 50,000 years.
Nimmie-Caira: a giant win for nature, the local economy and Indigenous re-connection to country
Governments' announce the successful proponent for the future management of Nimmie-Caira.
John B. Fairfax kickstarts landmark Murray-Darling project with $2 million gift
Media Statement announcement $2M gift to TNC from John B. Fairfax