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

Deputy Premier

Top up for regional school projects

28 Oct 2020

Hundreds of building projects will commence at schools across regional NSW with the announcement of the Regional Renewal Program.
 

Minister of State

Animation and VFX $100K pilot program to boost NSW digital screen talent

28 Oct 2020

The NSW Government today announced a new Animation and VFX Trainee Placement Pilot Program from Screen NSW with leading Australian visual effects and creative digital studios Animal Logic and Cutting Edge.
 

Deputy Premier

Brand new education campus coming soon to Murwillumbah

28 Oct 2020

Families in northern NSW are set to benefit from a brand new integrated education campus in Murwillumbah, the first of its kind for regional NSW, under a plan unveiled today by Deputy Premier John Barilaro and Minister for Education Sarah Mitchell.
 

Minister of State

$7.4 million investment to progress NSW Closing The Gap commitment

28 Oct 2020

The NSW Government has announced funding of $7.4 million as a first step to begin State-based actions to support the National Agreement on Closing the Gap.
 

Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation

Strict new laws to regulate short-term rentals

27 Oct 2020

Short-term rental accommodation hosts, guests, letting agents and online booking platform operators will soon be subject to strict new laws with a mandatory Code of Conduct for the industry to begin in December. 

The Premier

NSW hits three million tests as community urged to remain vigilant

27 Oct 2020

As the state marks three million COVID-19 tests since January, the NSW Government is calling on the community to continue to work together to fight the deadly virus.
 

Deputy Premier

Planning funds for redevelopment of Grafton Hospital gets green light

27 Oct 2020

The NSW Government has today honoured its commitment to residents of the Clarence Valley by announcing funds to progress planning for the redevelopment of Grafton Base Hospital during this term of government. 
 

Deputy Premier

Teachers to stay as regional NSW recovers

25 Oct 2020

Support for drought and bushfire impacted regional communities across NSW is continuing through our public schools, with the NSW Government announcing the extension of the Drought Entitlement Maintenance Program to 2023 to keep teachers in rural schools. 
 

Minister for Customer Service

Consultation extended on draft gaming machine harm minimisation laws

23 Oct 2020

Consultation on the NSW Government’s proposed gaming machine harm minimisation laws has been extended to 11 December 2020 to allow more time for submissions.

 

The Premier

NorthConnex opening date revealed

22 Oct 2020

Sydney’s newest motorway, NorthConnex, will be open to drivers from Saturday 31 October 2020.
 

Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation

Life-saving dust laws pass NSW Parliament

22 Oct 2020

The process of tracking, responding to and preventing deadly occupational dust diseases such as silicosis and asbestos has been vastly strengthened following the passage of new laws through the NSW Parliament.
 

Minister for Customer Service

New online portal makes life easier for liquor businesses

22 Oct 2020

Thousands of NSW liquor businesses will save time and money, have red tape slashed and be able to make payments faster, thanks to a new NSW Government one-stop shop online portal.

 

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