NSW regional news and media releases

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Ministerial media release
12 April 2024

Further funding to support NSW saleyards transitioning to sheep and goat eID

The NSW Government has committed a further $1.4 million to support eligible saleyards in their preparations for Sheep & Goat electronic identification (eID).

Ministerial media release
11 April 2024

$32 million fund will support the Central West to 'build back better' local roads and bridges

Applications are now open for funding to help four Central West councils rebuild their transport infrastructure to better withstand the challenges posed by future severe weather events.

Ministerial media release
11 April 2024

Ministers to meet in Griffith for industry roundtable on farm safety

The NSW Minister for Work Health and Safety Sophie Cotsis and NSW Minister for Agriculture Tara Moriarty will be joined by the Member for Murray Helen Dalton in Griffith on Thursday as SafeWork NSW hosts an industry roundtable to discuss the prevention of workplace fatalities and serious injuries in the agriculture sector.

Ministerial media release
11 April 2024

Work to start on more major Monaro Highway safety upgrades

The NSW Labor Government is continuing to invest in vital safety upgrades to the Monaro Highway with work set to begin on the next stage of a $20 million program to improve the road in key locations between the ACT and the Victorian border.

Ministerial media release
10 April 2024

Repair works underway on Coulsons Creek Road

Work to rebuild Coulsons Creek Road in the Upper Hunter, NSW, is now in full swing following more than $48 million in funding provided by the Australian and NSW governments.

Ministerial media release
10 April 2024

Dunedoo’s Three Rivers finally cleaned up

The NSW Government has completed the clean up and revitalisation of the derelict Three Rivers Regional Retirement Community Project in Dunedoo.

Ministerial media release
9 April 2024

Trout hatchery improvements futureproofing iconic trout fishing tourism

The NSW Government has invested more than $8 million in state-of-the-art upgrades to the Gaden Trout Hatchery in Jindabyne to help futureproof NSW’s iconic trout fishing sector that contributes to regional development across the state.

Ministerial media release
5 April 2024

Priority development projects in Snowy Mountains precinct to get underway

The NSW Government is continuing to invest in the future of regional communities, with nearly $200 million set to deliver 7 priority projects at the Snowy Mountain and Jindabyne Precinct.

Departmental release
5 April 2024

Empowering students to take control of their health and leadership opportunities

A peer led program is inspiring school students in the New England region to boost their physical activity, adopt healthier habits and improve their overall wellbeing following a funding kick start from the NSW Government.

Ministerial media release
3 April 2024

Grafton timber factory open and ready to produce more products

Big River Group’s Grafton timber factory has opened the doors to a major upgrade that will boost the supply of high-quality timber products to the construction industry across the state.

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