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Business and Economy

Faster payments for small business subcontractors

27 Jan 2021

A new pilot program will assist small businesses that supply goods and services to larger businesses working for the NSW Government to be paid within 20 business days.

Family & Community Services, Living in NSW

Most popular baby names 2020

26 Jan 2021

Amelia has unseated Charlotte as the most popular girls’ baby name for 2020, while Oliver claimed prime position for the boys for the seventh straight year.

Living in NSW

Grants available for the 2021 NSW Seniors Festival

22 Jan 2021

Eligible organisations can apply for funding to help seniors stay connected, active and social in their local communities.

Living in NSW

Dine & Discover business registrations open

20 Jan 2021

Eligible businesses can now register to take part in the NSW Government's economic stimulus program, Dine & Discover NSW.

Living in NSW

Most popular dog names of 2020

11 Jan 2021

The NSW Pet Registry has released the top 10 dog names of 2020.

Sport & Recreation

SCG third test: fans urged to make travel plans

06 Jan 2021

Even with fewer cricket fans attending the Australia-India test match in Sydney, ticket holders are advised to travel early to avoid missing the start of play.

Health

NSW Health advice for Northern Beaches residents and visitors

18 Dec 2020

An update on NSW Health advice for all people in the Northern Beaches Local Government Area.

Transport

Public transport capacity to increase

14 Dec 2020

From Monday 14 December 2020, more passengers will be allowed on trains, buses, ferries and light rail in a COVID Safe way. 
 

Education

New university campus in Parramatta/Westmead to attract students and jobs

14 Dec 2020

A framework agreement between the NSW Government and the University of Sydney is set to deliver a world-class multi-disciplinary campus within the Westmead Health and Innovation District.

Environment

Level 1 water restrictions lifted in Greater Sydney

01 Dec 2020

From 1 December 2020, Level 1 Water restrictions for Greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains and the Illawarra will be lifted and replaced with Water Wise Guidelines.

Living in NSW

Rescue a pet in need this Christmas

30 Nov 2020

Families thinking about welcoming a new pet cat or dog into their home this Christmas are being encouraged to ‘adopt not shop’.

Living in NSW

$100 vouchers to support local economy

18 Nov 2020

NSW residents will receive $100 worth of vouchers to use for dining and entertainment to help support local businesses and jobs.
 

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