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21st August 2019
The non-parole period for convicted arsonists will increase from five years to nine years to help protect lives and property.
16th August 2019
Sporting clubs across the state can be better equipped to respond to cardiac emergencies by applying for a grant under the NSW Government’s Local Sport Defibrillator Grant Program.
14th August 2019
Offenders are being warned of the consequences of trespassing on the Sydney Trains network after more than 2100 illegal incidents were recorded on the network in the past year.
Water use and monitoring
Dam levels are dropping at record pace in NSW’s worst drought on record with water storages currently at 50.3% per cent capacity, down from 90% two years ago.
13th August 2019
The NSW Government is calling for construction workers and businesses to register their interest in working on the state's iconic parks as part of a $149.5 million investment commitment.
Family & Community Services
The MyHousing app will simplify how tenants manage and view their accounts, with an extensive trial of the app showing a customer satisfaction rating of 94%.
12th August 2019
Changes to the dispute resolution system will simplify the compensation claim process for injured road users and workers.
HSC exams officially kick off today with Dance Performance students beginning their practical tests, followed by Drama from 26 August and Music from 9 September.
8th August 2019
A new toolkit is now available to help employers, managers and HR professionals engage and retain older workers and fight age discrimination in the workplace.
Driving on NSW Roads
7th August 2019
New intelligent transport signals are being tested on a 35 kilometre stretch of the M4 Motorway in preparation for the completion of the Smart Motorway project in 2020.
Housing and property
Home owners will be better protected following the appointment of building and construction expert David Chandler OAM as NSW Building Commissioner.
6th August 2019
The number of permanent staff at drought affected schools across NSW will be maintained, even as more families move out of rural areas.
The NSW Government is working with the non-Government sector on a large-scale street count of people sleeping rough in regional and rural NSW.
5th August 2019
The NSW Government is investing $150 million into fighting heart disease, awarding 20 grants for cardiovascular research over the next 10 years.
Emergency services and safety
The NSW Rural Fire Service has boosted its capacity to fight bushfires all year round with the permanent addition of a 737 Large Air Tanker to its fleet.
30th July 2019
Bus customers can soon pay for travel using their credit or debit cards on Opal readers.
30th July 2019
Sydney Light Rail trams are making their way from Central Station to Circular Quay on a regular basis now that testing has started.
29th July 2019
Children in Western Sydney, the Mid North Coast and the Central Coast will be the first of thousands to be offered free dental services under the NSW Health Primary School Mobile Dental Program.