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

The Premier

Statement on Don Harwin

03 Jul 2020

Following today’s court decision clearing Don Harwin of breaching COVID-19 restrictions in April 2020, he will be reinstated to his former positions in the NSW cabinet.
 

The Premier

First drive through new M5 tunnels

01 Jul 2020

Drivers in south-west Sydney will soon benefit from major travel time savings with the New M5 tunnels between Beverly Hills and St Peters almost complete.

 

Deputy Premier

Rate relief extended for bushfire victims

30 Jun 2020

The NSW Government today announced it will fund a full year of council rate relief for owners of homes, farms and businesses lost in the bushfire crisis. 
 

Deputy Premier

NSW Government bushfire clean-up meets initial 30 June 2020 target as rebuild begins

30 Jun 2020

The bushfire clean-up program undertaken by the NSW Government has met the initial 2800 property clearing target and today announced further support for communities through a rebuild and housing strategy. 
 

Deputy Premier

Stockton Beach taskforce reveals plans for sand

30 Jun 2020

The NSW Government has today committed an initial $1 million in funding as part of the next steps to tackle beach erosion at Stockton Beach in Newcastle. 
 

The Premier

Amazon backs Sydney for high-tech expansion

30 Jun 2020

Amazon is developing a new advanced storage and distribution centre near the Western Sydney Aerotropolis, creating 1500 jobs in addition to 700 jobs during its construction, while contributing to economic recovery after COVID-19.

 

The Premier

NSW to host FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 matches

26 Jun 2020

The world’s largest women’s sporting event is coming to New South Wales after Australia and New Zealand won the rights to host the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™.
 

Deputy Premier

Department of Regional NSW offices to boost jobs in the bush

26 Jun 2020

Regional issues will be at the forefront of government decision-making with four new offices for the newly created Department of Regional NSW to be established in the bush. 
 

Deputy Premier

59 regional events receive government funding to boost local tourism economies

26 Jun 2020

Regional New South Wales will receive a welcome boost to tourism with 59 events to share in the NSW Government’s $1 million 2020 Regional Event Fund.
 

Deputy Premier

NSW Government to send outdated auto trades and tow truck rules to the scrapheap

25 Jun 2020

Motor dealers and repairers stand to save up to $175 million over ten years and slash over 6000 hours in unnecessary training time while maintaining the highest safety standards under sweeping changes to the NSW Government’s licensing rules.
 

The Premier

Tech Central to become Australia's Silicon Valley

25 Jun 2020

Sydney will be home to the biggest technology hub of its kind in Australia with Tech Central to become a world-class innovation and technology precinct.
 

Deputy Premier

NSW Government's Future of Coal provides jobs and security for regional NSW

24 Jun 2020

Regional communities that rely on coal mining for employment and economic prosperity have been given greater certainty and clarity about the future, with the NSW Government today outlining its plans for the coal mining industry.
 

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