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

The Premier

Moratorium on hotel quarantine fee for NSW residents returning from Victoria

12 Aug 2020

NSW residents returning from Victoria will have their hotel quarantine fee waived for the next month to ease the financial burden on returnees.

The Premier

$200 million Wyong Hospital reaches high point

11 Aug 2020

A new, state-of-the-art hospital on the Central Coast is one step closer to completion with the six-storey clinical services building reaching its highest point.

Deputy Premier

Trans-Tasman NRL clash coming to Tamworth

10 Aug 2020

Grassroots footy in regional NSW will receive a massive boost in 2020 with the NSW Government and the National Rugby League announcing a Premiership game will take place in Tamworth later this month. 


Deputy Premier

Support for bushfire-impacted small businesses extended

06 Aug 2020

Support has been extended for bushfire-impacted small businesses across NSW with grant applications now remaining open until 15 December through the Small Business Assistance Program. 


The Premier

Mandatory hotel quarantine for residents returning from Victoria

05 Aug 2020

Following updated health advice, NSW residents returning from Victoria must go into mandatory hotel quarantine for 14 days at their own expense.

The Premier

New vocational facilities at Seven Hills High School

03 Aug 2020

Seven Hills High School has been selected to introduce specialist vocational education facilities as part of the NSW Government’s $34 million election commitment.

The Premier

Health advice update on masks

02 Aug 2020

The NSW Government is strongly encouraging greater use of masks in high-risk public settings to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.


The Premier

Big boost for first home buyers and construction industry as stamp duty slashed

27 Jul 2020

First home buyers and the construction industry will be the big winners under a targeted boost, which will eliminate stamp duty on newly-built homes below $800,000 and slash thousands of dollars for properties up to $1 million. 

Deputy Premier

Election commitment delivered: works begin on $25 million Orange Sports Precinct

23 Jul 2020

Rising sports stars, local clubs and loyal fans in Orange and the Central West are set to benefit from first-rate regional sports infrastructure with preliminary works commencing today on the brand new $25 million Orange Sports Precinct thanks to the NSW Government. 

Deputy Premier

NSW Government extends GIVIT partnership to direct donations into recovering communities

23 Jul 2020

The NSW Government is extending its partnership with charity organisation GIVIT to ensure donated goods and services reach people who need them most in regional cities and towns recovering from the impacts of drought and bushfire.

Deputy Premier

$185 million to kick off delivery of Parkes Special Activation Precinct

22 Jul 2020

The NSW Government today committed a further $185.4 million to drive economic growth and prosperity in the Central West through the Parkes Special Activation Precinct.

Deputy Premier

6000 new jobs for Wagga Wagga Special Activation Precinct

21 Jul 2020

The Wagga Wagga Special Activation Precinct will create up to 6000 new jobs, target 30-day planning approvals and could be Australia’s first hydrogen powered precinct, as outlined in draft plans released today. 

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