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Star power adds to week 1 learning from home

11 Jul 2021

Sporting heroes, education gurus and even a zoo are adding their star power to the first week of Term 3.

Incentives for switching to electric vehicles

19 Jun 2021

Stamp duty on electric cars will be removed as part of a half a billion dollar investment to make electric vehicles accessible and affordable for all NSW residents.

Harbour plastics chomped in jaws of WasteShark aquadrone

11 Jun 2021

A new species of shark is lurking in the waters near Cockle Bay Wharf, feasting on plastics, metal and floating debris.

 

Emergency Services

Keep safe from fire this winter

31 May 2021

House fires tend to increase over winter as people try to stay warm and NSW firefighters are reminding residents of some simple tips to stay safe.

Tourism

Top NSW tourism towns named

27 May 2021

Berrima and Mudgee have been named NSW’s Top Tourism Towns, voted by the public and an industry panel.

Environment

Beekeeping boom for NSW

26 May 2021

Funding support for the beekeeping industry will keep queen bees buzzing and help restore thousands of bee hives destroyed from the 2019 to 2020 bushfires. 

Sydney train stations get Google Street View

26 May 2021

Street View on Google Maps is now available at more than 130 stations in Sydney, making train travel easier and more accessible.

Transport

Savings on NSW vehicle registration

26 May 2021

Eligible drivers are reminded to link their e-tags to their MyService NSW account to benefit from discounts on vehicle registration.

New trees for greener Great West Walk

25 May 2021

More than 26,000 new trees will be planted along the Great West Walk, a 65-kilometre urban trail linking Parramatta to the lower Blue Mountains.  

Education

Fire safety program for NSW schools

25 May 2021

Children in primary schools will learn more about the dangers of starting fires and the best ways to spot fire hazards in a home.

NSW Government

Affordable rentals set to increase in Sydney

24 May 2021

More affordable rental housing will become available across the City of Sydney over the coming years due to changes in planning rules.

Living in NSW

Nominations for the NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards are now open

21 May 2021

Celebrate our state's valuable volunteers by submitting a nomination to recognise their community service and dedication.

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