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Browse news articles by date, topic or region. You'll also find the latest COVID-19 updates, and media releases from the NSW Premier and Deputy Premier.

Arts & Culture

Capacity increase for entertainment venues

25 Sep 2020

From Monday 28 September 2020, theatres, cinemas and concert halls across NSW will be able to increase capacity up to 50%.

Living in NSW

Extra financial support for tenants and landlords

25 Sep 2020

A six-month extension will be put in place for NSW residential tenants and landlords experiencing financial hardship during COVID-19. 


School, sport and music restrictions relaxed

24 Sep 2020

More families can attend community sports, music ensembles and school camps can proceed, and a modest increase dancing at weddings is allowed under new COVID-19 safety rules.

Business and Economy

Hand sanitiser production to start in Shoalhaven

24 Sep 2020

The Bomaderry factory in Shoalhaven will be modified to manufacture hand sanitiser to help protect communities against COVID-19.  



Summer tourism boost for NSW

23 Sep 2020

Holidaymakers are encouraged to take a break in NSW to support local businesses and tourism operators.

Emergency Services

How to prepare for the upcoming bushfire season

23 Sep 2020

NSW residents are being urged to prepare for the upcoming bushfire season.


Business and Economy

Sydney set for a summer revival

22 Sep 2020

Cafes, restaurants, bars and local businesses will benefit from the NSW Government's plans to transform the Sydney CBD into a COVID Safe alfresco city. 


Constructions starts on the world’s longest wild dog fence

18 Sep 2020

Construction is underway on the NSW Border Wild Dog Fence extension, which runs along the Queensland and South Australian border.



Border restrictions ease between NSW and Victoria

17 Sep 2020

Eased restrictions will allow residents to move more freely between border communities from 17 September 2020.

Business and Economy

Sydney’s 24-hour economy set to boom

17 Sep 2020

The 24-Hour Economy Strategy will help drive investment, create more jobs and transform Sydney into a vibrant 24-hour destination.


Service NSW

Service NSW check-in app rolls out statewide

14 Sep 2020

The app will make it quicker for guests to check-in at venues and help businesses stay safe against potential COVID-19 outbreaks. 


NSW school formals and graduations to go-ahead

13 Sep 2020

New COVID-19 guidelines will allow students to their enjoy end of year celebrations safely, including formals and graduations.


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