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8th November 2013
*The Federal Government has signed the second Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to create a one-stop shop for environmental approvals, this time with the NSW Government.*
Business and Economy
*Western Sydney will be the big winner from the new planning system with thousands of jobs and new housing boosting the construction sector in NSW.*
7th November 2013
*We need 800 people to stand shoulder to shoulder and form the iconic Red Cross and Red Crescent emblems on the steps of the Sydney Opera House.*
*NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell has today congratulated the State’s top student spellers while attending the Premier’s Spelling Bee State Finals.*
NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell, Treasurer Mike Baird and Minister for Sport and Recreation Gabrielle Upton joined players and fans for the official Sydney Blue Sox Season Launch at the SCG.
5th November 2013
Health Minister Jillian Skinner joined Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Federal Health Minister Peter Dutton in officially opening the Chris O’Brien Lifehouse.
*NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell today announced the NSW Government would back the Blue Mountains recovery effort with a marketing and promotion campaign to encourage tourists to visit the region.*
30th October 2013
*NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Minister for Finance and Services Andrew Constance announced a further reduction to WorkCover premiums while confirming the scheme is now back in the black for the first time since 2008.*
Family & Community Services
The NSW Swimming Pool Register is currently experiencing exceptionally high traffic and associated delays. Please continue to try to register your pool or spa online during this period.
The NSW Government has welcomed the passage of the new Planning Bills through the Legislative Assembly, the first step towards a world class planning system which balances social, economic and environmental considerations while delivering the housing and infrastructure NSW needs.
NSW Treasurer Mike Baird today welcomed the final Budget result for 2012-13 of a $239 million surplus.
Police & Justice
*NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell announced legislation would be introduced to Parliament to give Police clear and effective arrest powers to protect the community.*
25th October 2013
*The NSW Government is offering further practical assistance to residents and businesses affected by the bush fire crisis – with registration charges refunded for destroyed vehicles and fees waived to replace driver licences and other documents lost in the fires.*
23rd October 2013
*Bathurst Regional Council will take home a sculpture from this year's Sculpture by the Sea, thanks to a $20,000 grant from the NSW Government, Minister for Tourism, Major Events and the Arts, George Souris, has announced.*
*NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell has announced residents in the Blue Mountains, the Hunter and Southern Highlands will not be charged for water used to defend their homes during the bush fire crisis.*
22nd October 2013
*NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Environment Minister Robyn Parker have announced further assistance for bush fire victims – with the NSW Government waiving its waste levy for all residents and businesses cleaning-up after the fires.*
21st October 2013
*A new primary school at Strathfield in Sydney’s inner-west is being named in honour of NSW Governor Her Excellency Professor Marie Bashir AC CVO who leaves office next year, NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell and Education Minister Adrian Piccoli announced today.*
*Their Royal Highnesses, Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark will visit Sydney this month to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Sydney Opera House.*