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Premier announces new Cabinet

By at April 1, 2019 | 6:05 pm | 0 Comment

Premier announces new Cabinet

The new Cabinet introduces portfolios such as dedicated Customer Service, Water and Regional Youth Ministers.Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Deputy Premier John Barilaro have announced a new Cabinet team focused on delivering real benefits to families and individuals across NSW. Dedicated ministers for Western NSW and Water will help more...

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Prison population showing signs of decline

By at February 2, 2019 | 4:17 pm | 0 Comment

Prison population showing signs of decline

New figures released today by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) show that the NSW prison population is continuing to show signs of decline. In December 2018 the NSW prison adult population stood at 13,165. This drop has been driven by a recent decrease in the number of sentenced prisoners, which decreased 6 per cent since its peak in June 2018 more...

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Honoring Captain James Cook’s voyage

By at January 22, 2019 | 2:15 pm | 0 Comment

Honoring Captain James Cook’s voyage

  The Morrison Government is backing communities across the country to mark the 250th anniversary of Captain James Cook’s first voyage to Australia and the Pacific. In addition to $5.45 million to support projects for the Cooktown 2020 Festival, the Morrison Government will provide $6.7 million to the Australian National Maritime Museum so its replica of Captain more...

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Green slip refunds extended until 2019

By at September 5, 2018 | 6:59 pm | 0 Comment

Green slip refunds extended until 2019

Motorists will have more time to claim their compulsory third party (CTP) green slip refund with the scheme extended until 30 June 2019. Green slip refunds worth up to $120 can be claimed via Service NSW(external link) either online, over the phone or in store. To be eligible for a refund, you must have purchased or renewed your more...

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New ‘slow down’ road rule now in effect

By at September 2, 2018 | 7:31 pm | 0 Comment

New ‘slow down’ road rule  now in effect

As part of a successful campaign led by the NSW Rural Fire Service Association (RFSA), from today, drivers in NSW will now have to slow down to 40 km/h when passing stationary emergency vehicles with their lights flashing. Ken Middleton, RFSA President, said the twelve-month trial, beginning today, is a vital measure to help make the state’s roads safer. “It’s more...

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Illness or job Loss; NSW to provide rental subsidy to vulnerable renters

By at August 9, 2018 | 10:58 pm | 0 Comment

Illness or job Loss; NSW to provide rental  subsidy to vulnerable renters

Low-income tenants in the private rental market who fall on tough emotional times through illness or job loss will be offered relief to avoid homelessness under a new NSW rental subsidy. The Rent Choice Assist program will provide tenants with financial support on their rental repayments for up to three years. Tenants will need to demonstrate their capacity to find a more...

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Households saving an average $325 with ‘Appliance replacement scheme’

By at July 30, 2018 | 12:40 am | 0 Comment

Households saving an average $325 with ‘Appliance replacement scheme’

The NSW Government’s “new for old” appliance replacement scheme is saving households an average of $325 a year in power bills. Eligible households, including low-income, concession card holders and energy hardship customers, can receive a 40-50% discount when replacing their old fridge or TV with a newer, energy efficient model. Minister for Environment Gabrielle more...

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His Holiness Dalai Lama celebrates 83rd birthday

By at July 6, 2018 | 10:03 pm | 0 Comment

His Holiness Dalai Lama celebrates 83rd birthday

Special prayers were held in this mountainous district of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir for the long life of Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who turned 83 today. Large crowds donning traditional dresses began to assemble from morning at the Shewatsel Phodrang complex on the outskirts of Leh for the celebrations. The Dalai Lama, revered by the Tibetans as a more...

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$100 rebate for creative kids  

By at June 19, 2018 | 7:36 pm | 0 Comment

$100 rebate for creative kids  

A new $100 Creative Kids Rebate will allow young people to experience cultural and learning activities outside of school from 2019. The Creative Kids Rebate can be put towards the cost of registration, participation or tuition fees for creative and cultural activities such as music lessons, language classes, coding and digital, visual and performing more...

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NSW Budget 2018-19 to help ease cost of living pressures

By at June 19, 2018 | 7:32 pm | 0 Comment

NSW Budget 2018-19 to help ease cost of living pressures

Initiatives in the NSW Budget 2018-19 will help individuals and families with the cost of living. A range of budget measures will help with the cost of living, including a new Creative Kids Rebate to save families $100 per school child to help meet the cost of creative extra-curricular activities. Service NSW will be a one-stop shop for individuals and more...

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