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    Applications have now closed. Vote for your favourite projects from 15 July 2019.

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    The NSW Government is committed to growing a vibrant, safe and diverse night-time economy to enhance Sydney’s standing as a global city, and make the city a safe and great place to live, work and visit.

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    Find information about restriction levels and town water quality.

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    In June 2018, the NSW Government announced the first review and reform of parking and other fines in decades.

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    The 12 Premier’s Priorities are tackling important issues for the people of NSW, from helping vulnerable children and raising the performance of school students, to improving housing affordability and building local infrastructure.

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    Modern slavery is a hidden problem and a devastating reality for men, women and children all over the world. In 2018, NSW legislated against modern slavery, firmly rejecting these practices.

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    With the 2018-19 NSW Budget we’re building for tomorrow and delivering for today.

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    The NSW Community Building Partnership program awards grants for community infrastructure projects.

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    Better outcomes for local communities into the future.

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    The NSW Government has a vision for vibrant and growing regional economies, providing NSW residents with more jobs, greater opportunities and better quality of life.

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    The NSW Government has developed a new package of measures designed to improve housing affordability across NSW.

  • Fuel Check: Find the cheapest fuel near you

    NSW motorists can use the FuelCheck website to find the cheapest fuel, get directions to a service station and search for fuel by type or brand.

  • Nexus Smart Hub on the Central Coast

    Jobs for NSW is a private sector-led, NSW Government-backed initiative to deliver on the Premier’s priority of creating jobs.

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    The Medicinal Cannabis Compassionate Use Scheme (Terminal Illness Cannabis Scheme) extends compassion to adults with a terminal illness. Find out more and download forms to register for the scheme.

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    The NDIS is a generational reform which will deliver a new system of disability support focused on the needs and choices of people with disability through a partnership between the NSW state and Commonwealth governments.

  • Northwest Raillink

    Roads and Maritime Services, Transurban and Westlink M7 shareholders are proposing to construct and operate a tolled motorway linking the M1 Pacific Motorway (formerly the F3 Freeway) at Wahroonga to the Hills M2 Motorway at West Pennant Hills.

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    The NSW Government Cooperative Loan Scheme facilitates loans to NSW cooperatives to expand or modernise their operations.

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    The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse heard evidence of shocking and appalling abuse perpetrated on children by the very people who were supposed to care for them.

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    The NSW Government is investing $44.7 million over three years to address the decline of koalas. Building a koala hospital, securing land to protect koala habitat and fixing roadkill hotspots among actions that will be taken.

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    Parramatta Light Rail will support the creation of new communities and employment opportunities along a corridor from Greater Parramatta to Strathfield.

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    The NSW Government is committed to ensuring the people of regional NSW have the best access to essential services and infrastructure. See what's happening in your region.

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    Submit your ideas to improve NSW Government services and productivity.

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    NSW is proud to play an integral role in resettling the refugees fleeing the conflict in the Middle East.

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    A hospital building boom across NSW will provide more and better treatment to patients.

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    The NSW Government is investing an additional $1.3 billion in regional infrastructure to support growing regional centres, activate local economies and improve services in communities, through the new Regional Growth Fund.

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    From 1 December 2017, anyone who returns an empty eligible beverage container to an approved NSW collection depot or reverse vending machine will be eligible for a 10-cent refund.

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    The NSW Government will revitalise Newcastle's city centre by strengthening connections between the city and the waterfront, creation of new jobs, more public space, more amenities and better transport.

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    A new resource allocation model has been developed to ensure a fair, efficient and transparent allocation of the education budget for every school.

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    The NSW State Infrastructure Strategy 2018–2038 builds on the NSW Government’s major long-term infrastructure plans over the last seven years.

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    The Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 and Local Land Services Amendment Act 2016 take advantage of the best available science and data and deliver a modern approach to land management and biodiversity conservation in NSW.

  • Artist's impression of Sydney's George St with light rail

    The new light rail line will extend 12 kilometres from Circular Quay along George Street to Central Station, then to Kingsford via Anzac Parade and Randwick via Alison Road.

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    Australia’s biggest public transport project. Stage 1, the $8.3 billion Sydney Metro Northwest, opens in 2019. Stage 2, extending metro rail under Sydney Harbour and through the CBD, is expected to open in 2024.

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    Their Futures Matter is setting out a future vision and long-term strategy for out of home care, and for improving outcomes for vulnerable children and families in NSW.

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    Sydney is growing, with its population set to increase by another million people over the next 10 years. That’s why the NSW Government is delivering major projects to reduce traffic congestion and improve public transport to, from and within the CBD.

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    WestConnex is the largest infrastructure project in Australia, linking Western and South Western Sydney with the city, airport and port in a 33 kilometre continuous motorway.

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    The Western Sydney City Deal is a partnership between the Australian Government, NSW Government, and local governments of the Blue Mountains, Camden, Campbelltown, Fairfield, Hawkesbury, Liverpool, Penrith and Wollondilly.

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    The Behavioural Insights Unit (BIU) draws on the latest research from the behavioural and social sciences about how people make decisions, and uses this to design better public policy.

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    The NSW Customer Service Commissioner is committed to championing the interests and perspectives of NSW citizens to deliver better customer service outcomes.

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    Since 2011, our government has transformed NSW – unleashing economic growth, delivering better services and investing in infrastructure. But we are committed to doing more.

  • Premier Gladys Berejiklian greets a child sitting in a vintage car in Berry

    In two years, our government has made major progress on delivering better services, building infrastructure and creating jobs. But we are committed to doing more.

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