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Living in NSW

Information on government support for the cost of living and services available in transport, health, education, housing and property,  environment, energy, and legal and justice.

COVID-19 (coronavirus)

There are important updates about COVID-19 (coronavirus) for people living in NSW. 

Learn what you can and can't do, how to self-isolate and what to do if you're unwell

Government services

If you need help there are NSW Government support services available to help you with life events.

Concessions and rebates

Access government concessions and rebates to help with the cost of living.

Driving, boating and transport

Find out about NSW driving and boating licences, vehicle or vessel registration, how to buy or sell a car, road rules and public transport.

Education and training

Find services and information to support kids and students on their journey from childcare to preschool to further education.

Emergency services

In case of fire, medical or police emergency, dial Triple Zero (000). Learn about our emergency services and how you can volunteer to help support your community.

Energy

Find rebates and tips for households to save money on energy bills, ways to reduce energy use in business and the future of renewable energy in NSW.

Environment, land and water

Find information about air quality, coastal management, national parks, native animals and plants, climate and weather. Learn how to reduce household waste, recycle more and report pollution to help protect the environment.

Family and relationships

Apply for a birth, death or marriage certificate, research your family history, and get information on relationships and parenting.

Health and wellbeing

Information about keeping well and improving your health and wellbeing. Find tips about eating healthy and getting active every day.

Housing and property

Find information for first home buyers, buying, selling or renovating a property, renting a home, Aboriginal housing, social housing and housing options for older people.

Legal and justice

Find out how to pay a fine, report a crime or make a noise complaint. You can also search for a Justice of the Peace (JP), legal assistance or victim support services.

School or public holidays

Check this year's school term dates and find public holidays for 2020 and 2021.

Regional NSW is the largest, most diverse regional economy in Australia

Rich with natural resources, regional NSW produces one-third of the total NSW gross state product, with thriving agricultural and mining industries and strong manufacturing, energy, tourism and service sectors. Home to about 40% of the state’s population, regional NSW is diverse, with resilient and adaptive communities living in places of historical and cultural significance.
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Get involved

Have your say on a public consultation or contact your local member of parliament, or join a NSW Government board or committee.
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