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Browse NSW Government media releases from the Premier and Deputy Premier.

The Premier

Travellers urged to plan ahead for long weekend

04 Jun 2020

Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the long weekend is an opportunity for people to get away with family and friends, but the safety of the community must come first. “This is the…

Deputy Premier

Take a regional NSW break but stay COVID safe

01 Jun 2020

Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro said while regional communities are looking forward to reigniting their tourism industries, it is essential that people…

Deputy Premier

Bushfire impacted pets and livestock check in with RSPCA mobile tour

01 Jun 2020

Launched today by Deputy Premier John Barilaro, the Animal Welfare Response Unit, procured with funds from the RSPCA NSW Bushfire Appeal, will be driven by RSPCA NSW CEO Steve…

The Premier

$3 billion boost creates $100 billion infrastructure and jobs pipeline

31 May 2020

The new $3 billion Infrastructure and Job Acceleration Fund will be used for smaller, shovel-ready projects touching every corner of the state, injecting up to an extra 20…

The Premier

Changes for worship, weddings and funerals

29 May 2020

Premier Gladys Berejiklian said from Monday, up to 20 people can attend weddings, 50 at funerals and 50 at places of worship, subject to the four square metre rule.  “We know how…

Deputy Premier

$1 billion for world class business precincts across regional NSW

28 May 2020

Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro today visited BAE Systems in Williamtown and announced the brand new precinct would be a national and international…

The Premier

TAFE fee-free courses pass 100,000 enrolments

28 May 2020

Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the enthusiasm for upskilling during this period of restrictions shows TAFE NSW is a vital educational provider. “To pass 100,000…

Deputy Premier

NSW Government identified possible solution for Stockton erosion

28 May 2020

Deputy Premier and Minister responsible for Resources John Barilaro said a review of existing data he commissioned in late March 2020 shows the inner continental shelf in Stockton…

The Premier

Multicultural community leaders honoured

27 May 2020

Dr Leng Tan, a GP and community leader, was awarded the SBS Lifetime Community Service Medal on a virtual presentation call with all winners hosted by Acting Minister for…

The Premier

NSW Government pauses pay rises to protect and create jobs

27 May 2020

The latest jobs data from the ABS shows 221,400 people have been put out of work and wages are falling across the State since COVID-19 first reached NSW. The policy change will…

Deputy Premier

Skiers and boarders to hit the slopes from 22 June 2020

27 May 2020

Deputy Premier and Member for Monaro John Barilaro said work is underway to ensure appropriate COVIDsafe measures are in place at Thredbo, Charlotte Pass and Perisher.  “One of…

The Premier

Thousands of students returning to upgraded schools across NSW

25 May 2020

Thousands of students will benefit from 14 major school upgrades that have opened already in Term 2, and one more to open soon. This represents a $280 million investment in…

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