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Health

Restrictions ease for NSW schools

05 Mar 2021

From Monday 8 March 2021, restrictions will ease at NSW schools, including allowing parents back on school grounds. 

Transport

New cleaning squads for Sydney CBD

08 Feb 2021

The COVID-19 cleaning squads will help protect the community by ramping up cleaning services at key transport hubs across the Sydney CBD.

Arts & Culture

Applications open for the Aboriginal Languages Community Investment Program 2021

03 Feb 2021

The program aims to support projects that reawaken, grow, nurture, promote and raise awareness of Aboriginal languages in communities across NSW. 

Technology

Release of cyber standards recommendation report

01 Feb 2021

The NSW Standards Harmonisation Taskforce has released its recommendations report that will help strengthen NSW’s cyber capabilities.

Education

Record investment in regional digital education

01 Feb 2021

Regional students will start the 2021 school year with a range of new classroom technologies as part of the Rural Access Gap package.

Environment

Cane toad alert in NSW

29 Jan 2021

A small number of cane toads have been detected in NSW, prompting a call for residents to keep an eye out for the unwanted pest.

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.

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