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  • Child playing with toys in a preschool room

    9th April 2020

    Parents in NSW will not have to pay preschool fees for up to six months thanks to a $51 million funding package announced by the NSW Government.

  • Young woman exercising at home

    9th April 2020

    The NSW Government and top athletes from the NSW Institute of Sport are encouraging communities to keep fit, healthy and active during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • A homeless person lying on a street sleeping

    7th April 2020

    More than 100 people have been helped into safe accommodation in less than a week as part of the NSW Government’s push to protect the homeless from COVID-19.

  • Male nurse wearing scrubs washing his hands

    7th April 2020

    NSW frontline healthcare workers will be provided with free accommodation to protect their loved ones as part of $100 million in extra measures to support frontline staff battling COVID-19.

  • Man talking on a mobile phone using a laptop on a work table

    7th April 2020

    Hundreds of millions of dollars will remain in the hands of NSW businesses from today, giving them much needed cash flow and allowing them more scope to retain employees, with the NSW Government’s payroll tax assistance beginning to take effect.

  • Young man using his laptop at home

    6th April 2020

    A suite of 21 fee-free TAFE NSW short courses are available online to assist anyone across the state who wants to upskill during the COVID-19 pandemic, following an announcement from the NSW Government today.

  • A senior man preparing a hot beverage at home

    6th April 2020

    NSW seniors at risk of social isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic will be the focus of $600,000 in funding to keep our older community connected.

  • Smiling senior woman working on her computer at home

    6th April 2020

    Avid readers across NSW have access to thousands of ebooks, audiobooks and online content to stay entertained while staying at home, the NSW State Library reminded the public today.

  • Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons

    6th April 2020

    NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian today announced the creation of a new NSW Government agency, Resilience NSW, which will drive world-leading disaster preparedness and recovery approach for the NSW community.

  • A male using a digital tablet on a construction site

    3rd April 2020

    The NSW Government will cut red tape and fast-track planning processes to keep people in jobs and the construction industry moving throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

  • Young barista making coffee in a cafe

    3rd April 2020

    Thousands of small businesses across NSW struggling to cope with the COVID-19 shutdown will receive grants of up to $10,000 under a new assistance scheme announced today by Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Treasurer Dominic Perrottet and Minister for Finance and Small Business Damien Tudehope.

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    3rd April 2020

    Drivers in Hunters Hill can now pay for parking and top up from their phones, with the NSW Government’s Park’nPay app going live in the council area.

  • Female contruction worker using tape measure at building site

    2nd April 2020

    Construction sites can now operate on weekends and public holidays under new rules introduced today by the NSW Government to support the industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • A young farmer tending to his herd of livestock on a property

    2nd April 2020

    The NSW Government today established the new Department of Regional NSW to better coordinate support for communities, businesses and farmers in the bush that have endured drought, bushfire and flood and now face the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • A male serving pizza with a spatula on the counter of a food truck

    2nd April 2020

    Food trucks and ‘dark kitchens’ are now easier to set up and operate, thanks to new planning rules in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

  • A male disinfecting his hands with hand sanitiser

    1st April 2020

    The NSW Government is calling on manufacturers around the state to help fill gaps in the global supply of medical equipment and hygiene products, redeploying spare capacity to save lives and jobs.

  • Sedan car moving on sea cliff bridge in Australia

    31st March 2020

    Non-essential travel to regional NSW towns and remote communities must be cancelled and Easter holidaymakers should indefinitely postpone their visits, in line with the nationwide effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Business woman working out finances with a calculator

    31st March 2020

    The NSW Government is fast-tracking the payment of suppliers and contractors to help businesses maintain their cash flow during these unprecedented times.

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