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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.

The Premier, Treasurer

$2.8 billion package launched to turbocharge NSW recovery from COVID-19 pandemic

21 Oct 2021

Families, individuals and businesses across NSW will benefit from a targeted $2.8 billion package developed to accelerate recovery following the three month lockdown due to the Delta COVID-19 outbreak.

The Premier, Treasurer

Green light for electric vehicle strategy

21 Oct 2021

Motorists in NSW are now closer than ever before to getting behind the wheel of their first electric vehicle (EV) with the NSW Government’s NSW EV Strategy legislation passing through the NSW Parliament.

The Premier, Treasurer, Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney

New $96 million RNA pilot manufacturing facility for NSW

21 Oct 2021

NSW is set to lead Australia with a first-of-its-kind pilot facility to develop mRNA and RNA drugs and vaccines to combat disease and save lives.

Deputy Premier, Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney

Tourism and events recovery turbocharged as visitor economy bounces back

20 Oct 2021

More than $530 million will be invested in reviving events across the state and getting tourism back on track as part of the NSW Government’s COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan.

The Premier, Minister for Education and Early Childhood Learning

Next stage of school building program revealed

20 Oct 2021

More than 50 tender opportunities for architects, engineers, project managers and builders are available as the NSW Government begins the next stage of its historic school building program.

The Premier, Treasurer, Attorney General, Minister for the Prevention of Domestic and Sexual Violence, Minister for Mental Health, Regional Youth and Women

Landmark investment to help more women and children fleeing domestic violence

19 Oct 2021

Thousands more women and children escaping domestic abuse will be supported with housing and specialist services following a landmark investment by the NSW Government.

The Premier

State memorial for Eddie Jaku OAM

19 Oct 2021

NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet today announced the family of Eddie Jaku, OAM has accepted the offer of a State Memorial Service.

The Premier, Treasurer

Tutoring program extended as students return to school

18 Oct 2021

Kindergarten, Year 1 and Year 12 students across Greater Sydney return to the classroom today, with more than 148,000 students leading the first stage of the 800,000 public school students returning over the next week.

Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation

Increased crowd capacity for the remainder of the spring racing carnival

18 Oct 2021

The NSW Government has confirmed up to 10,000 double-vaccinated spectators will be able to attend the upcoming Golden Eagle at Rosehill and the Bentley Cup on Melbourne Cup Day at Royal Randwick, creating valuable jobs and giving the economy a major boost.

Minister of State, Minister for Mental Health

$21 million to boost Aboriginal mental health workforce

18 Oct 2021

The NSW Government is investing $21 million to expand the Aboriginal mental health and suicide prevention workforce as part of $131 million mental health recovery package.

The Premier, Treasurer, Minister for Mental Health, Regional Youth and Women

$130 million to fast track state’s mental health recovery

17 Oct 2021

The NSW Government’s economic roadmap has mental health as a top priority with a record $130 million to provide immediate access to help for anyone whose mental health has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Premier, Minister for Digital, Minister for Customer Service

Opera House lights up as NSW sails past vaccination milestone

17 Oct 2021

The Sydney Opera House will be the backdrop for a special tribute to frontline workers and those who have been vaccinated as NSW passes the 80 per cent double vaccination milestone.

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