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Browse news articles by date, topic or region. You'll also find the latest COVID-19 updates, and media releases from the NSW Premier and Deputy Premier.


Endangered regent honeyeaters released into the wild

23 Jun 2020

Twenty beloved conservation-bred regent honeyeaters have been released into the wild to help save one of Australia’s most endangered species. 

Service NSW

Driver testing to start again in NSW

22 Jun 2020

Driver testing in NSW will recommence on Wednesday 1 July 2020 after being closed for three months due to COVID-19.



Half price off-peak travel on public transport

22 Jun 2020

From Monday 6 July 2020, customers will receive a 50% discount when travelling on public transport in Sydney during the off-peak.


Three new public schools to open in NSW

19 Jun 2020

Students in Blacktown, Wagga Wagga and Camden will soon have access to new state-of-the-art learning facilities with construction to commence in late 2020.


Toll rebates for caravans, boats and horse floats

18 Jun 2020

NSW drivers who tow caravans, boats or horse floats will be eligible for cheaper tolls on Sydney motorways. 


Regional transport capacity to increase

18 Jun 2020

As COVID-19 restrictions ease, regional transport services will increase passenger capacity from Wednesday 1 July 2020.



How to reduce wood smoke pollution this winter

17 Jun 2020

People with wood burning heaters are being encouraged to take 10 simple steps to reduce smoke pollution this winter. 



Public transport to double capacity

17 Jun 2020

Passenger capacity on trains, busses, ferries and trams will increase in a COVID safe way from 1 July 2020. 

Business and Economy

Funding to help small businesses reopen after COVID-19

16 Jun 2020

Small businesses across NSW will be able to apply for funding to help them safely reopen after the COVID-19 shutdown.



$388 million funding for elective surgeries

16 Jun 2020

The funding will focus on patients whose surgery has been delayed due to COVID-19 (coronavirus). 

Living in NSW

Night time economy boost for Sydney

16 Jun 2020

Post COVID-19, the NSW Government will relax late night trading and lift the long-standing freeze on new liquor licences across Sydney’s CBD.


Sport & Recreation

Recovery package to support local sport return

15 Jun 2020

A $27.3 million Community Sport Recovery Package will support the community sport and recreation sector recover from the impact of COVID-19.


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