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Celebration Grants

Each year the NSW calendar is filled with events that celebrate our cultural diversity. Festivals and events bring communities together, showcase the benefits of cultural diversity and promote social cohesion and community harmony. Celebration Grants open three times a year, please refer to the grants timetable for details.Celebration Grants of […]

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PROTECT AGAINST MOZZIE DISEASES THIS EASTER

Holidaymakers are being urged to safeguard against mosquito-borne viruses during the Easter break, particularly in Northern NSW where recent flooding has created ideal breeding conditions. NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard warned that people spending more time outdoors, particularly if camping, are at increased risk of mosquito-borne viral infections over coming […]

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BARANGAROO FERRY HUB TAKES SHAPE

Barangaroo Ferry hub is one step closer to completion with the delivery and instalment of the first roof. The 33 x 13-metre structure, which will provide cover for customers as they move between the floating pontoons and the foreshore, was shipped across the harbour by barge from White Bay and then […]

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If it ain’t for a mate, then don’t donate

NSW Environment Minister Mark Speakman today called on members of the public to help prevent turning charities into a dumping ground for unwanted, unusable goods. The number of unusable “donations” made to charities peaks during the Christmas and New Year holiday season, adding to the millions of dollars Australian charities […]

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South East Light Rail tunnel

FOUNDATIONS POURED FOR NEW LIGHT RAIL TUNNEL The first base slab has been poured today into what will soon be the nine-metre deep CBD and South East Light Rail tunnel. Work has been progressing underneath Moore Park West to construct the light rail tunnel since April, with construction crews excavating […]

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DOES YOUR GIFT CARD KEEP ON GIVING?

NSW consumers are being encouraged to dust off their expired gift cards and redeem them this Fair Trading Week. Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation Victor Dominello said that Australians spend around $2.5 billion a year on gift cards but arbitrary expiry dates mean millions of dollars go to waste.   […]

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PREMIER’S ANZAC MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

High school students from across the State have an incredible opportunity to develop their understanding of the Anzac legacy by applying for a scholarship to visit battlefields and memorial sites where Australians fought overseas Minister for Veterans Affairs David Elliott today launched the 2017 Premier’s Anzac Memorial Scholarship and encouraged […]

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Big upgrade of Sydney Opera House

Australia’s most recognisable and most visited building, the Sydney Opera House, will undergo its single biggest upgrade since it opened 43 years ago. Working designs released today reveal that key points of visitor interaction, from buying a ticket to seeing a performance, will receive a comprehensive update to equip the […]

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Helping thousands of First Homebuyers in NSW

Official figures show the NSW Government is continuing to support thousands of people in realising their dream of buying a home, with the number of first homeowner grants rising by almost 11 per cent over the last financial year. Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian said OSR data showed the two grant programs, […]