Firefighters battle the Northcliffe blaze. Photo: Department of Fire and Emergency Services

Disaster assistance for NSW communities affected by bushfires

Disaster assistance has been made available for communities across the NSW state that have been affected by the recent bushfires. Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant said a range of disaster assistance... Read more »
Sydney's first Metro station takes shape. Photo: Sydney Metro

Sydney’s first Metro station takes shape

The Hills are alive with public transport Australia’s biggest public transport project and Sydney’s first metro station  is taking shape at Cudgegong Road. The booming North-West region will get an unprecedented boost... Read more »
NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner.

NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner retires from politics

NSW health minister Jillian Skinner’s retirement news comes week after Mike Baird’s resignation and as new premier Gladys Berejiklian considers reshuffle The New South Wales health minister, Jillian Skinner, has announced her... Read more »
Premier Mike Baird embraces his family after the press conference announcing his resignation. Photo: Janie Barrett

Why I’m disappointed Mike Baird quit politics

Our governments simply don’t think, even strategise, longer-term. They are mostly “reactive” not “proactive”. By John Hewson While I understand and accept his personal reasons, I am personally disappointed that Mike Baird... Read more »
NSW Premier Mike Baird

Mike Baird resigns as NSW Premier, retires from politics

The NSW Liberal leader says he was always in politics to make a difference and ‘then move on’ The New South Wales premier, Mike Baird, has announced his retirement from the premiership suddenly... Read more »
The AW139 will be standard across all NSW’s aeromedical helicopter fleet under the new contract. (Paul Sadler)

New ambulance helicopters set for NSW skies

Ambulance Helicopters have commenced aeromedical operations to provide rescue and retrieval services in partnership with New South Wales (NSW) Ambulance The first fleet of eight new ambulance helicopters have begun service for NSW... Read more »
Sydney’s summer 'Culture Up Late'

Sydney’s summer of culture to stay up late

Immerse yourself in the country’s largest arts and cultural institutions for your mid-week culture-fix this summer Sydney’s major arts and cultural institutions launch Culture Up Late this Wednesday night when they turn on... Read more »
NSW environmental data

NSW launches online resource of NSW environmental data

Environmental data from various NSW Government agencies can now be accessed at one online portal. The NSW Government has launched a single online resource of NSW environmental data, the Sharing and Enabling... Read more »
Ovation of the Seas, world's fourth largest ship, sails into Sydney Harbour

Ovation of the Seas, world’s fourth largest ship, sails into Sydney Harbour

The biggest cruise ship to enter Sydney Harbour made its way through the heads this morning, putting on a show despite the weather. Sydney welcomed the $1.3 billion ‘Ovation of the Seas’... Read more »

Insights to PTI NSW Australia Intra Party elections

By Dr. Faiza Chema There is no second opinion about the fact that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is the number one crowd pulling political party in Pakistan. Interestingly this party has also been successful... Read more »
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$13 million boost announced for regional NSW tourism

The Regional NSW tourism industry is set to benefit from a massive funding injection of $13 million with the NSW Government launching the new Regional Tourism Fund. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Major... Read more »

NSW Government launches innovation strategy

NSW Innovation Strategy to foster culture of new ideas and innovation throughout the NSW Government The NSW Government has launched its Innovation Strategy, aimed at fostering a culture of new ideas and... Read more »
Sydney housing

NSW housing boom longest in its history

NSW is in the midst of the longest housing construction boom in its history, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics data. Data released today shows 74,577 homes were approved in the 12... Read more »
NSW to invest $100 million to tackle serious workplace and road injury

NSW to invest $100 million to tackle serious workplace and road injury

The new icare program is responsible for administering compensation and care schemes for people injured at work or on roads The NSW Government today launched the icare Foundation, a new initiative to prevent... Read more »
People watch the rising floodwater at Lake Forbes, Forbes, NSW. Photo: ABC News/Luke Wong

$27 million funding to improve disaster resilience in New South Wales

Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and New South Wales Minister for Justice and Police Troy Grant thas announced $27 million in funding to further strengthen the resilience of New South Wales communities... Read more »
Blackmores wins 2016 Premier’s NSW Export Award

Blackmores wins 2016 Premier’s NSW Export Award

“NSW exports $63 billion worth of goods and services a year and it’s our export led-growth that makes our State the engine room of the Australian economy”: Mike Baird Blackmores has been... Read more »
NSW Premier Mike Baird and Early Childhood Education Minister Leslie Williams read to children at Wunanbiri Pre-School.

NSW schools and students get $219 million boost

NSW public schools will receive a record $219 million in additional needs-based education funding in 2017, made possible by NSW signing the Gonski agreement. Announcing the funding boost at Hurstville South Public... Read more »
NSW Government has agreed to share the state’s vocational education training expertise as part of a new agreement signed with the Kingdom of Bhutan.

NSW to share vocational training expertise with Bhutan

The NSW Government has agreed to share the state’s vocational education training expertise as part of a new agreement signed with the Kingdom of Bhutan. NSW Premier Mike Baird today met with... Read more »

NSW welcomes national commitment to Energy Security

  NSW Government has welcomed the agreement by Australia’s energy ministers to develop a national plan ensuring the nation’s energy security and reliability. The agreement follows  emergency meeting in Melbourne of the Council... Read more »
Katie Drady's Forbes property is one of many that has been submerged by flood. (Supplied: Katie Drady)

Flood affected NSW Communities receive disaster assistance

The disaster assistance for flood affected communities across New South Wales has been announced  byMinister for Justice Michael Keenan and NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Justice and Police Troy Grant. Visiting... Read more »
Young Regional Artists from Country NSW visit Parliament House

Young Regional Artists from Country NSW visit Parliament House

Deputy Premier and Minister for the Arts Troy Grant met young regional NSW- based artists who have been awarded $10,000 scholarships under a new Government scheme to nurture creativity The 2016 batch... Read more »

Nominations for 2016 Australian Multicultural Marketing Awards now open

Nominations for the 2016 Australian Multicultural Marketing Awards now open until Friday, Oct 14 Nominations have been opened for the 2016 Australian Multicultural Marketing Awards (AMMAs), recognising excellence in multicultural marketing and... Read more »
Amsterdam named 2016 European capital of innovation

Young NSW entrepreneurs get $12m innovation boost

NSW State’s leading eleven universities, and the CSIRO, are partnering with the NSW Government to develop a new statewide innovation network giving start-up businesses access to expertise and resources they need to... Read more »
NSW Premier Mike Baird and Early Childhood Education Minister Leslie Williams read to children at Wunanbiri Pre-School.

NSW announces $115 million funding to make early childhood education more affordable

NSW government preschool fees to be slashed by 30% under new initiative to boost attendance The NSW Government is cutting preschool fees by an average of 30 per cent to encourage more... Read more »