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Ministerial media releases

Browse NSW Government media releases from the Premier and Deputy Premier, Minister of State, Minister for Digital and Customer Service, and Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation. Visit the relevant departmental website for announcements by other ministers.

Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation

Managing contractor appointed to oversee removal of flammable cladding

03 Aug 2021

Minister for Better Regulation Kevin Anderson today announced the appointment of Hansen Yuncken as Managing Contractor of NSW’s cladding remediation program.

Deputy Premier, Minister for Agriculture and Western New South Wales

NSW Government powers on Hillston radar

03 Aug 2021

Deputy Premier John Barilaro and Minister for Agriculture and Western NSW Adam Marshall today announced the completion of a state-of-the-art weather radar at Hillston in western NSW, delivering the second of three Doppler radars as a key election commitment for regional NSW. 

Deputy Premier, Minister for Agriculture and Western New South Wales

Zinc phosphide rebates now available

02 Aug 2021

Deputy Premier John Barilaro and Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall today announced zinc phosphide rebates are now available as part of the NSW Government’s $150 million mice support package. 

Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation, Minister for Digital, Minister for Customer Service

Ground-breaking bond scheme available online

02 Aug 2021

The NSW Government is creating greater protection for consumers from defective building work by moving the Strata Building Bond and Inspections Scheme (SBBIS) online, simplifying bond management and enhancing transparency.

Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation

First fifty developers to be risk rated using new tool

30 Jul 2021

Developers will soon be able to have their projects risk-rated using a brand new digital tool, backed by the NSW Government, providing consumers, financiers and insurers with independent data to make more informed decisions.

Deputy Premier, Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning

Historic technology upgrade for regional schools

29 Jul 2021

The technology upgrade for all regional schools in NSW is ahead of schedule, with stages two and three of the historic $365.8 million Rural Access Gap program underway.

The Premier, Treasurer

Major JobSaver boost to expand COVID-19 support

28 Jul 2021

The joint NSW Government and Commonwealth JobSaver program will be significantly boosted to give greater support to businesses and individuals impacted by the extended lockdown. 

The Premier, Minister for Health and Medical Research, Deputy Premier, Treasurer

Certainty for the community as restrictions adjusted and vaccines ramped up

28 Jul 2021

Given low vaccination rates, the current stay at home orders will remain in place for another four weeks (until Saturday, 28 August at 12.01am) across Greater Sydney including the Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Wollongong and Shellharbour.

Deputy Premier, Treasurer

Greater Sydney construction to reopen this week

28 Jul 2021

Construction will resume in Greater Sydney including the Central Coast, Blue Mountains, Wollongong and Shellharbour this week with new COVID protocols to be introduced to keep workers and worksites safe.

Minister for Digital, Minister for Customer Service, Minister for Police and Emergency Services

New Digital Identity Advisory Council established

27 Jul 2021

The NSW Government has established a Digital Identity Ministerial Advisory Council (DIMAC), that will advise on a strategic direction and roadmap for digital identity in the State.

Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation

Purchasers benefit from developer agreement at the skyview project

26 Jul 2021

The NSW Building Commissioner has lifted the Prohibition Order on the Skyview project after reaching an enforceable undertaking with developer Toplace to provide an ongoing inspection and maintenance program backed by financial guarantees.

Deputy Premier

NSW Government introduces new mining rehabilitation rules

26 Jul 2021

Mining operators across NSW will be required to show their plans for progressive rehabilitation and to report annually on rehabilitation outcomes, with the NSW Government today introducing a series of new reforms. 

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