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NSW Government

Housing strategy to reduce homelessness

05 May 2021

The NSW Government’s Housing Strategy 2041 will provide immediate support for people experiencing homelessness and commit to providing better housing across the state. 

Police & Justice

Australia’s largest remand centre expansion opens

04 May 2021

The expansion of Silverwater’s Metropolitan Remand and Reception Centre (MRRC) will hold up to 1530 inmates and provide an extra 200 jobs.

NSW Government

Privacy Awareness Week NSW 2021

03 May 2021

Privacy Awareness Week 2021 is encouraging citizens and government agencies to get involved and help make privacy a priority. 

Education

Access the 2021 HSC timetable online

03 May 2021

NSW school students can access their online personalised timetable for the 2021 written HSC exams. 

Arts & Culture

100 days until Vivid Sydney

28 Apr 2021

Vivid Sydney will return in August 2021, transforming Sydney's Harbour and CBD into a playground of creativity, innovation and technology.

Family & Community Services, Living in NSW

Most popular baby names 2020

25 Apr 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.

Environment

Grant applications for Crown reserves open

16 Apr 2021

The grants program will provide $4.1 million towards health and safety improvements to NSW Crown reserves and help recover the economic impacts of COVID-19.

Living in NSW

How to celebrate Youth Week 2021

16 Apr 2021

Youth Week 2021 will host a range of events and activities that will help inspire, engage and empower our next generation of leaders.

Living in NSW

Plan ahead this Easter long weekend

31 Mar 2021

NSW residents and visitors are being urged to plan ahead before travelling this Easter long weekend, with many roads still closed from the recent floods.

Emergency Services

Support for energy customers impacted by floods

31 Mar 2021

Financial assistance and additional consumer protections on energy services will be available to anyone experiencing hardship from the recent floods. 

Emergency Services

Waste levy fee waived for flood-affected areas

31 Mar 2021

The waste levy fee will be waived for NSW residents disposing of flood-damaged waste in declared natural disaster areas.

Emergency Services

Emergency support for severe weather conditions

22 Mar 2021

Immediate support is available to communities who are affected by the severe floods and storms across NSW.

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