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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.

Police & Justice

Faster and easier access to NSW courts websites

11 Aug 2020

Upgraded NSW courts websites will make it faster and easier for the community to access important information and pay fines.
 

Transport

Commuters urged to stay safe on the rail network

11 Aug 2020

Commuters are being urged to stay safe on the rail network after many dangerous incidents were caught on camera.

 

Health

Strict new procedures for Victorian flights

05 Aug 2020

A strict permit system will be in place for all flights arriving in NSW from Victoria and mandatory hotel quarantine for residents returning home.
 

Family & Community Services

More housing for the homeless in NSW

05 Aug 2020

Rough sleepers will benefit from the largest housing response in the state’s history with a program to secure more homes. 
 

Health

New COVID-19 compliance rules for NSW gyms

29 Jul 2020

From Saturday 1 August 2020, new rules will be in place for gyms and fitness centres to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in NSW.
 

Living in NSW

Financial boost for first home buyers

28 Jul 2020

Stamp duty will be paused on new homes below $800,000 and subsidised for properties worth up to $1 million.
 

Health

Additional COVID-19 restrictions in place for NSW

24 Jul 2020

Businesses must comply with new public health orders targeting higher risk activities to stop the spread of COVID-19.
 

Transport

Electric vehicle charging stations expand across regional NSW

23 Jul 2020

Drivers of electric vehicles will be able to extend their travel across the state with more charging stations being delivered across regional NSW.

 

Education

Additional school crossing supervisors to help keep children safe

22 Jul 2020

The new school crossing supervisors will strengthen road safety for children travelling to and from school in NSW. 
 

Sport & Recreation

Bushwalkers reminded to stay safe and plan ahead

21 Jul 2020

As visitor numbers soar at the Blue Mountains National Park, bushwalkers are reminded to plan their trip in advance and pack adequate safety equipment. 
 

Emergency Services

Restrictions tightened for entry to NSW from Victoria

19 Jul 2020

The NSW Government has established a strict new border zone, tightened permit conditions and stronger enforcement powers to further restrict entry to NSW for Victorians.

 

Health

Warnings over buying prescription medication online

16 Jul 2020

NSW Health is warning people not to buy prescription medications on overseas websites or off the street, after the discovery of counterfeit versions of anti-anxiety drugs.

 

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