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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.


Strict new procedures for Victorian flights

04 Aug 2020

A strict permit system will be in place for all flights arriving in NSW from Victoria, with all passengers undergoing police and health checks on arrival. 



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.


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.


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.



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.



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.


Emergency Services

Funding support for temporary visa holders

14 Jul 2020

The NSW Government will fund $4 million to support temporary visa holders and specialist migrant and settlement services during the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Motorists reminded to drive safely during the school holidays

14 Jul 2020

Motorists are being reminded to drive safely and monitor road conditions during the NSW July school holidays.



Habitat expansion to help save koalas

14 Jul 2020

An additional 89 hectares of land in the Cudgen Nature Reserve will help save the recovery of the Tweed Coast NSW koala population.

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