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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.

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. 
 

Transport

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.

 

Environment

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.
 

Family & Community Services

Funding support for suicide prevention

10 Jul 2020

Over 10,000 volunteer gatekeepers will be trained in suicide prevention to support high-risk populations, industries and communities across NSW. 
 

Living in NSW

Quarantine limits for overseas arrivals in NSW

08 Jul 2020

Overseas quarantine arrivals to Sydney will be capped at 450 passengers each day under new limits by the Australian Government. 
 

Living in NSW

NSW and Victorian border closures

08 Jul 2020

From Wednesday 8 July 2020, strict penalties will be in place for anyone who breaches the new rules on the temporary NSW and Victorian border closures.
 

Education

Construction underway for new schools at Meadowbank

02 Jul 2020

More than 1500 school students are closer to learning in multi-purpose and flexible learning spaces now that construction has started at the Meadowbank Education and Employment Precinct.

 

Environment

Shark-spotting drones to protect beachgoers

01 Jul 2020

A modern fleet of shark-spotting drones will patrol the NSW coastline to protect beachgoers.

 

Living in NSW

Virus hotspot protections introduced as COVID-19 restrictions ease

01 Jul 2020

New rules to come into effect for interstate visitors from COVID-19 hotspots, entertainment venues, weddings, and community sports.

Sport & Recreation

Code of practice to improve greyhound welfare and care

30 Jun 2020

From 1 January 2021, a new code of practice will be in place to improve the care and welfare of every single racing greyhound in NSW.

 

Business and Economy

Amazon to open distribution centre in Western Sydney

30 Jun 2020

Amazon will open a new advanced storage and distribution centre in Western Sydney, creating more than 2000 jobs.

 

Environment

Largest land purchase for NSW national park

30 Jun 2020

Situated in far north-west NSW, Narriearra Station is the largest purchase of private land for a national park in the state’s history.

 

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