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

The Premier

One million COVID-19 tests but no room for complacency

10 Jul 2020

NSW has reached a major milestone in the fight against COVID-19, with more than one million tests carried out in NSW since January 2020.
 

Deputy Premier

New England to light up with second NSW Renewable Energy Zone

10 Jul 2020

New England will become a NSW powerhouse, with the NSW Government today announcing a $79 million plan to develop a second, massive 8,000 MW Renewable Energy Zone (REZ) in the region.
 

Deputy Premier

Construction starts on new Doppler radars in Western NSW

10 Jul 2020

Farmers, emergency services crews and communities across Western NSW will soon have access to real-time weather data, after works commenced on a new Doppler radar at Brewarrina Airport.
 

The Premier

$3 billion savings bonanza for families

09 Jul 2020

Households across NSW have collectively saved more than $3 billion since July 2017 thanks to up to 70 cost of living rebates and savings from the NSW Government. 
 

The Premier

Businesses must embrace COVID Safe measures

08 Jul 2020

NSW businesses must follow the state government’s COVID safety warnings and public health orders or risk a penalty of up to $55,000.  
 

Deputy Premier

Outback to the future: flying cars in Narromine

08 Jul 2020

Narromine will become the home of a state-of-the-art testing facility for an electric flying car with an Australian company expanding its operations to the state’s Central West, thanks to a $950,000 support grant from the NSW Government’s Regional Investment Attraction Fund.
 

Deputy Premier

Golf tournament to boost regional NSW tourism

08 Jul 2020

Regional NSW will receive a tourism boost with the NSW Open men’s golf series set to tee off on courses across the State, thanks to the NSW Government. 
 

Deputy Premier

New Gidget house opens in Manly to help new and expectant parents

07 Jul 2020

Expectant and new parents who are experiencing perinatal depression and anxiety (PNDA) will be able to access GP-referred, free psychological counselling sessions at a new Gidget House in the heart of Manly thanks to support from the NSW Government.
 

The Premier

Border closure to protect NSW

06 Jul 2020

NSW will temporarily shut its border with Victoria to contain the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health and jobs of NSW citizens.

Deputy Premier

21 new mobile phone towers for the regions

06 Jul 2020

The NSW Government will deliver new mobile phone towers, and a faster and more reliable wireless broadband internet service to regional communities, courtesy of the $50 million Connecting Country Communities Fund.
 

The Premier

Westconnex new M5 open tonight

04 Jul 2020

The second major WestConnex project, the $4.3 billion New M5 tunnels between Beverly Hills and St Peters, is scheduled to open in the early hours of Sunday morning. 
 

The Premier

More Powerhouse for the people – NSW Government to retain Ultimo museum

04 Jul 2020

Sydney’s Powerhouse Museum at Ultimo will continue to welcome visitors to its world renowned exhibits, with the NSW Government today announcing it will remain open and operate alongside the new state-of-the-art facility planned for Western Sydney.
 

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