NSW regional news and media releases

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29 September 2023

New accessible tourism experience takes flight in the Hunter Valley

NSW’ first wheelchair accessible hot air balloon has taken its first flight in the Hunter Valley, in a milestone for tourism that is both accessible and inclusive.

Ministerial media release
28 September 2023

Up, up and away with a new accessible tourism experience

People with mobility access requirements can now enjoy the freedom of flight with NSW’s first wheelchair accessible hot air balloon experience in the Hunter Valley.

Ministerial media release
22 September 2023

Registrations open for revamped 30th annual Rural Women’s Gathering in Orange

Women from across rural, regional and remote NSW can register now for the revamped 30th annual Rural Women’s Gathering.

Departmental release
21 September 2023

Spring Holiday Break program delivers fun for young people in regional NSW

Theatre sports, roller discos and a pop-up block party are among the activities available to young people in regional NSW during the upcoming Spring school holidays through the NSW Government’s Holiday Break Program.

Ministerial media release
19 September 2023

Billions in budget boost to regional NSW to improve quality of life and business opportunities

The Minns Labor Government has delivered a suite of new initiatives to regional NSW investing in essential services and infrastructure, improving service delivery and the quality of life in rural and regional communities.

Ministerial media release
18 September 2023

Boost for regional NSW with $350 million Trust that will deliver directly to communities in need

The Minns Labor Government is delivering on its commitment to regional NSW communities by ensuring they receive their fair share of funding with a $350 million boost to the new NSW Regional Development Trust Fund and by reforming the Regional Development Act to better reflect their needs.

Ministerial media release
15 September 2023

New emergency fund to prioritise regional road repair

The Minns Labor Government will prioritise spending on regional roads with more than $700 million in new funding to upgrade and maintain regional roads.

Ministerial media release
8 September 2023

New critical minerals strategy to promote domestic manufacturing, investment and net zero opportunities

The NSW Government has announced consultations will begin as it develops a new Critical Minerals and High-Tech Metals Strategy.

Ministerial media release
1 September 2023

$200,000 Medium Business Support Grant extended to Central West and Southern NSW

Flood-impacted medium-size businesses across the central west and southern NSW can now apply for up to $200,000 in support through a jointly-funded Albanese and Minns Government grant program, delivered by Service NSW.

24 August 2023

Winning accolades in the pursuit of meaningful change

Sarah Groat is the winner of the 2023 Jennifer Bates Memorial Award, a finalist for the 2023 Zanda McDonald Award and mentor for the Sydney Royal Young Rural Woman Award.

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