Ministerial media releases

Read official NSW Government media releases from the Premier, Deputy Premier and selected ministers. Visit the relevant departmental website for announcements by other ministers.

Minister for Education and Early Learning, Minister for Emergency Services and Resilience
24 May 2022

Financial support is now available for school communities impacted by the major flooding events in the Northern Rivers with access to up to $1000 for teachers and $500 for students to replace education materials.

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Minister for the Arts, Minister for Emergency Services and Resilience, Minister for Regional Youth
24 May 2022

Dozens of arts and cultural organisations, screen practitioners, individual artists and collaborative groups impacted by recent floods will have access to $500,000 in funding.

Minister for Fair Trading, Minister for Small Business
24 May 2022

Consumers seeking refunds for rescheduled or cancelled ticketed events are being urged to check the fine print for eligibility details.

Minister for Health
24 May 2022

NSW residents are being urged to book in for their flu vaccine without delay, with winter just a week away and hospitals already seeing a surge in influenza cases.

Minister for Women
24 May 2022

The NSW Government is inviting women across the state to shape the direction and priorities of the next NSW Women’s Strategy, with public consultation opening today.

The Premier, Minister for Agriculture
24 May 2022

Timber producers impacted by hardwood shortages from flood-affected parts of state will receive support from the NSW Government to secure supplies from outside the region, thanks to a $10 million support package.

Minister for Emergency Services and Resilience
23 May 2022

The Get Ready Community Award is now open for nominations, recognising community-led projects that help people prepare for and recover from natural disasters.

Minister for Environment and Heritage, Minister for Fair Trading, Minister for Small Business
23 May 2022

Marking a major pivot away from single-use plastics, the NSW Government’s ban on lightweight plastic bags will come into force next week.

Minister for Enterprise, Investment and Trade, Minister for Skills and Training, Science, Innovation and Technology
22 May 2022

The NSW Government is calling for expressions of interest from universities, research organisations, industry, consortiums and NSW-based NCRIS (National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy) facilities for open-access projects to be supported by a new $8 million Tech Central Research and Innovation Infrastructure Fund.

Minister for Regional Transport and Roads
22 May 2022

Customers travelling on North Coast XPT services between Sydney and Brisbane are once again able to enjoy the entire journey by train, after months of weather-related disruptions.  

Minister for Enterprise, Investment and Trade
22 May 2022

Sydney lights up from Friday and visitors are reminded to plan their visit to enjoy the largest festival of light, music and ideas in the Southern Hemisphere. 

Minister for Fair Trading, Minister for Small Business
20 May 2022

The NSW Government has today launched a public consultation on its new Small Business Strategy, which will chart the course for the 800,000 strong small businesses across the State for the coming three years.

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