On Track to Open More Stops on Sydney’s Light Rail Network

By NSW Premier, Barry O’Farrell  Final testing is underway on the Inner West Light Rail Extension as we get on with the massive job of building desperately needed public transport infrastructure across... Read more »

NSW Govt believes multiculturalism is one of our state’s greatest economic assets says Mr. Dominello

Sydney (Trifbune International): Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello said Guy Zangari’s defence of Rudd-Gillard Government funding, cynically promised to multicultural organisations five minutes before their impending electoral demise, was a... Read more »

New youth advisory council represents our diversity

Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello today announced the 12 young people chosen to serve on the 2014 NSW Youth Advisory Council and said its membership was representative of the state’s... Read more »

Students look to Facebook for answers

To coincide with the beginning of the tertiary semester, the Department of Human Services will host a live Facebook Q&A session especially for people to ask about Centrelink payments and services for... Read more »

World’s tallest man visits Gallipoli Mosque in Sydney

Sydney (Tribune International, 28 Feb 2014, Report by Suffan Hassan): World’s tallest man, 31 year old, a Turkish Muslim, Sultan Kösen visited Gallipoli Mosque (Auburn, Sydney) for Friday Prayer. He was the centre... Read more »

Living In Harmony Festival 2014

The City of Sydney’s annual Living in Harmony Festival, kicks off this weekend! From 1 to 31 March, a diverse range of events will celebrate the communities that enrich Sydney. Leave your thumbprint on... Read more »

“Journalism is not terrorism”

Australian Media Rallies for Detained Journalists in Egypt The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and Australian affiliate, the Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA), stood in solidarity with media organisations globally in... Read more »

Historic Murray Darling Basin Agreements Signed

NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Deputy NSW Premier Andrew Stoner today welcomed the signing of the historic Murray Darling Basin agreements. “This is an historic reform that delivers a positive outcome for... Read more »

Stephen Conroy refuses to apologise to Lt General Angus Campbell over asylum ‘cover-up’ claim

LABOR defence spokesman Stephen Conroy is clinging to his job after refusing to apologise to the decorated Army General he accused of conducting a political cover-up. During a Defence Estimates hearing on... Read more »

Further Measures Target Drug and Alcohol-Fuelled Violence

By NSW Premier, Barry O’Farrell  Further measures to address the sickening episodes of drug and alcohol-fuelled violence we have seen in recent months have come into effect across trouble hotspots in Sydney.... Read more »

Australians apologise to asylum seekers with photographic campaign

AUSTRALIANS have taken apologies into their own hands after the Federal Government’s blunderous approach to incidents involving asylum seekers. And now a website is offering ordinary Australians the opportunity to say what... Read more »

Domestic Violence Taskforce To Examine Sentencing & Support

Tuesday 25 February 2014 Minister for Women Pru Goward today announced the formation of a Violent Domestic Crimes Taskforce to examine supports for reporters and witnesses, links between alcohol and domestic violence,... Read more »

RACE TO WESTERN SYDNEY FOR IRONMAN 70.3

Tuesday 25 February 2014 With entries now open for the IRONMAN 70.3 Western Sydney, Minister Assisting the Premier on Western Sydney Stuart Ayres has encouraged people to register their spot at the... Read more »

Australian TV star Charlotte Dawson found dead at home

The Australian television personality and presenter Charlotte Dawson has been found dead at her home in Sydney. Police say there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of the 47-year-old, who had... Read more »

P-8A Poseidon Aircraft to boost Australian’s Maritime Surveillance

21 February 2014 PRESS RELEASE  The Government has approved the acquisition of eight P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft. These state-of-the-art aircraft will dramatically boost Australia’s ability to monitor its maritime approaches and... Read more »

Opal Card Now Available In Western Sydney

By NSW Premier, Barry O’Farrell One of the world’s most innovative electronic ticketing systems is now available in Western Sydney, as the Opal card continues to be rolled out across Sydney’s public... Read more »

Barry O’Farrell must reverse liberal party’s funding kill to 130 multicultural projects across NSW

Sydney (Press Release); NSW Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Communities Guy Zangari has slammed the Liberal Party for cancelling a major program of multicultural community grants to 130 projects across Sydney and... Read more »

National Apology Day

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Victor Dominello said National Apology Day was a time to focus on the future of reconciliation, healing and closing the gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and... Read more »

New $1 coin shares the spirit of the centenary of ANZAC

The Minister Assisting the Prime Minister for the Centenary of ANZAC, Senator the Hon. Michael Ronaldson, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, The Hon. Steven Ciobo MP, today unveiled a new $1... Read more »

Minister congratulates customs on 183kg drug haul

Canberra (Press Release): Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, the Hon Scott Morrison today congratulated the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service’s (ACBPS) actions in preventing 183 kilograms of methamphetamine hitting Australian... Read more »

Graduate Nurses and Midwives Start Work in NSW Hospitals

By NSW Premier, Barry O’Farrell  Nurses and midwives are at the very heart of our health system and, as a society, we rely on them to deliver the highest standards of care... Read more »

Electricity Reforms Pay Dividends for NSW Households

By NSW Premier, Barry O’Farrell  Electricity price rises over the past decade have placed greater pressure on household budgets, however, there is relief in sight thanks to the NSW Liberals & Nationals... Read more »

An open invitation to celebrate Multicultural March

Sydney (Press Release): The NSW Government is inviting everyone to take part in Multicultural March, a month-long celebration of one of the State’s greatest assets – its cultural diversity. Minister for Citizenship... Read more »

Year of the Horse set to Gallop into Bright Future

Sydney (Tribune International): Congratulations to all the people of the world celebrating Lunar Chinese New Year. The New Year period is often referred to as the Chinese Lantern Festival and is a... Read more »