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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 of State, Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney

Digital games industry powered up in NSW

28 Sep 2021

NSW is set to become the leading destination for digital game designers, creators and innovators thanks to a competitive Digital Games Development Rebate that will bolster the state’s strength across the creative industries.

Minister of State

Record funding to take the show on the road to regional NSW

28 Sep 2021

Audiences in regional NSW will have more access to quality arts and culture experiences thanks to the NSW Government’s commitment of $12 million over the next four years for small to medium and major arts organisations to take their shows on the road.

Minister for Finance and Small Business

467 million reasons to check the unclaimed money register

27 Sep 2021

More than $467 million of unclaimed money is sitting with Revenue NSW ready to make its way into the hands of NSW citizens. 

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

Roadmap to recovery reveals path forward for all NSW

27 Sep 2021

NSW has a clear path to follow out of the pandemic and lockdowns, with the roadmap for easing restrictions at the 80 per cent double dose target revealing a brighter future for the community.

The Premier

New Western Sydney national park to lead fight against extinction

26 Sep 2021

Quolls, bettongs and the brush-tailed phascogale are just some of the locally extinct species making their historic return to a new National Park and feral predator-free area in western Sydney.

Deputy Premier

Matildas bringing international sport back to Sydney

26 Sep 2021

Sydney’s much-anticipated return to hosting international sport has been locked in, with the NSW Government announcing a two-match series between the Matildas and Brazil in October.

Deputy Premier

Incentives overhaul a big win for regional teachers

26 Sep 2021

Teachers and students at schools across regional NSW will benefit from a complete overhaul of how the government attracts and retains teachers in the bush. 

Deputy Premier

Local sparkies help schools shine

24 Sep 2021

The NSW Government is putting out the call for local tradies to install smart LED lights in NSW public schools, improving the quality of classrooms and cutting power bills.

Deputy Premier

Breaking ground on the Parkes Special Activation Precinct

24 Sep 2021

The Parkes Special Activation Precinct has taken another major step towards realisation with construction now underway.

Deputy Premier, Treasurer

Pilot plan to return international students

24 Sep 2021

A pilot plan that will see the phased return of fully vaccinated international students to NSW has been given the green light by the Commonwealth Government, with the first flight touching down by the end of this year.

Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation

Free WHS safety advice for farming businesses

23 Sep 2021

The NSW Government and NSW Farmers have launched a workplace safety program providing education and advice to the agriculture industry to help reduce farm-related death, injury and disease.

Deputy Premier, Minister for Transport and Roads

More cash to fix local roads in the bush

23 Sep 2021

Hundreds of additional roads across regional NSW will receive funding for vital works to improve journeys for regional communities, farmers and freight.

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