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.

The Premier, Treasurer
17 Jan 2022

Organisers of major events and festivals that have been cancelled or significantly disrupted by COVID Public Health Orders will be supported by funding through the NSW Government’s Event Saver Fund.

The Premier, Minister for Customer Service and Digital Government, Minister for Health
12 Jan 2022

Anyone who tests positive using a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) will now be required to register their result with Service NSW.

The Premier, Minister for Health
10 Jan 2022

Vaccinations for children aged five to 11 commence today with parents and carers urged to book their children an appointment as soon as possible.

The Premier, Minister for Health
09 Jan 2022

The first batch of 100 million Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) will be distributed to NSW essential public workers and vulnerable communities from this week to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

The Premier, Minister for Health
07 Jan 2022

The NSW Government has announced a range of precautionary measures to provide additional support for the health system and community ahead of an anticipated peak in COVID cases later this month.

The Premier, Minister for Health
31 Dec 2021

The NSW Government will adopt nationally consistent principles for the definition of a close contact and isolation periods for COVID positive cases, and remove mandatory PCR testing requirements for international arrivals.

Deputy Premier
30 Dec 2021

Five state-of-the-art NSW Ambulance aircraft are set to take to the skies across the state, providing even better care for rural and regional areas.

The Premier, Minister for Health
23 Dec 2021

The NSW Government is taking precautionary steps to maintain its safe and measured approach as we continue to learn to live with COVID.

The Premier, Deputy Premier
20 Dec 2021

Premier Dominic Perrottet and Deputy Premier Paul Toole have announced a new Cabinet team to focus on delivering the NSW Government’s vision for the state.

Minister for Customer Service and Digital Government, Minister for Police and Emergency Services, Minister for Customer Service
19 Dec 2021

Victims of identity crime will now have a single point-of-contact for information and support with the launch of the NSW Government’s nation-leading identity support unit, IDSupport NSW.

Deputy Premier
19 Dec 2021

The NSW mining sector is on track to deliver record royalty payments this calendar year, signalling the industry’s resilience through  COVID-19 and confirming the importance of mining to regional communities and the state’s economy.

The Premier, Minister for Health
19 Dec 2021

The NSW Government’s booster program continues to ramp up with NSW Health already delivering more than 120,000 vaccine booster doses to help keep people safe and increase levels of immunity to COVID-19.

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