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.

Minister for Regional Transport and Roads, Minister for Transport
25 Sep 2022

Australia’s most beloved steam train, Locomotive 3801, made a historic journey today as it crossed the Sydney Harbour Bridge for the first time.

The Premier, Minister for Hospitality and Racing, Minister for Small Business
25 Sep 2022

NSW small and medium hospitality operators can now claim the State Government’s $5,000 Alfresco Restart rebate, enabling them to create or expand their outdoor dining offerings.

The Premier, Minister for Education and Early Learning, Minister for Mental Health
25 Sep 2022

World-leading child health researchers have been tasked with looking at the mental health and wellbeing of NSW primary school students and helping to create innovative social and emotional support measures for our youngest learners.   

Minister for Tourism and Sport
25 Sep 2022

The City of Wollongong has been awash with Lycra as the UCI World Road Championships wrap up after eight spectacular days with more than 1,000 riders in the city for one of the biggest events on the international cycling calendar.

Minister for Tourism and Sport, Minister for Western Sydney
25 Sep 2022

More than 1,500 athletes from across the country descended on the Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith over the weekend for the long-awaited return of the Qatar Airways IRONMAN 70.3 Western Sydney.

Treasurer
24 Sep 2022

Around 700 homes are expected to go under the hammer on Super Saturday today as first home buyers will soon be able to choose between paying upfront stamp duty or a smaller annual property fee.

Deputy Premier, Minister for Tourism and Sport
24 Sep 2022

From Woolgoolga to Murrumbateman, and everywhere in between, cricket fans in regional NSW will kick off the countdown to the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup with the help of a ‘biggest hit’ virtual reality experience.

Minister for Emergency Services and Resilience
24 Sep 2022

A new $2.5 million aerial pumper has arrived at St Andrews Fire Station, one of 11 state-of-the-art fire trucks being rolled out across NSW.

Minister for Hospitality and Racing
24 Sep 2022

The world’s best racing greyhounds will line up tonight over 520m to win $1 million in prize money in the world’s richest greyhound racing event, the Million Dollar Chase (MDC). 

Minister for Employee Relations, Minister for Women's Safety and the Prevention of Domestic and Sexual Violence
23 Sep 2022

The NSW Government is doubling family and domestic violence leave provisions for all NSW public sector workers with staff able to access 20 days of paid leave per calendar year from 1 January 2023.

The Premier, Minister for Transport, Minister for Veterans, Minister for Western Sydney
23 Sep 2022

Twenty students from across NSW today embarked on a two-week study tour throughout NSW, the ACT and Darwin as part of the 2022 Premier’s Anzac Memorial Scholarship.

Minister for Emergency Services and Resilience
23 Sep 2022

Bush fire-battling capability across NSW is set for a major boost with 18 new Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) state-of-the-art tankers rolling out across the State ahead of peak danger season.

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