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Accessible lifts for Sydney Harbour bridge

By at July 25, 2016 | 10:53 pm | 0 Comment

Accessible lifts for Sydney Harbour bridge

More Sydneysiders and visitors from around the world will be able to access the Sydney Harbour Bridge with new lifts to be installed to make the scenic walk across Australia’s most recognisable landmark accessible. Lifts will be installed at Kirribilli and The Rocks so that people with prams, the elderly or those in a wheelchair can access the Sydney Harbour Bridge more...

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$4 million funding to improve mental health

By at November 23, 2015 | 3:50 pm | 0 Comment

$4 million funding to improve mental health

$4 million in funding to drive innovation and improve mental health services across NSW is available. Service providers can apply for the Mental Health Innovation Fund to collaborate with government departments to deliver mental health care and improve the lives of people with mental illness, their families and carers. Minister for Mental Health Pru Goward said the more...

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Commissioner welcomes Royal guests to NSW Police Force Mounted Unit

By at November 12, 2015 | 3:08 pm | 0 Comment

Commissioner welcomes Royal guests to NSW Police Force Mounted Unit

NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione has welcomed Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, to the Mounted Unit in Redfern. Their Royal Highnesses’ visit to the Sydney stables is part of their tour engagements in NSW during their New Zealand and Australian travels this month. Deputy Premier and Minister for Justice and Police, Troy more...

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Clean clothes – help for homeless

By at November 6, 2015 | 8:08 pm | 0 Comment

Clean clothes – help for homeless

Clean clothes are coming to people who are homeless in Sydney through a new mobile laundry service launched by the NSW Government. NSW Premier Mike Baird put homelessness on his Government’s priorities and the need for mobile laundry services was identified. As the challenge of getting clothes cleaned was brought to the attention of the Government by people who are more...

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More career options for school leavers

By at November 3, 2015 | 10:43 pm | 0 Comment

More career options for school leavers

NSW students finishing their HSC exams will be able to try out a vocational career with free pre-traineeship and pre-apprenticeships courses being offered. Minister for Skills John Barilaro said he hoped the new courses will help school leavers consider vocational education and training as a career to meet the future needs of the employment marketplace. “Our state more...

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Baird should follow Queensland and allow cheaper electricity

By at November 3, 2015 | 10:19 pm | 0 Comment

Baird should follow Queensland and allow cheaper electricity

The NSW Opposition is calling on the Baird Government to follow the Queensland Premier’s lead to force electricity suppliers to drop their prices . Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has directed the network companies not to appeal an Australian Energy Regulator’s determination that will see more than $2.7 billion stay in consumers’ pockets. Premier Palaszczuk took more...

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Communities Plus boosts social and affordable housing

By at October 25, 2015 | 10:48 pm | 0 Comment

Communities Plus boosts social and affordable housing

Minister for Social Housing Brad Hazzard today called for interest in delivering the new generation of world class social, affordable and private housing in NSW. “Communities Plus is a new generation of integrated housing developments, delivered in partnership with the private, non-government and community housing sectors in Macquarie Park along with six locations in more...

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Michelle Rowland appointed to Shadow Cabinet

By at October 13, 2015 | 9:34 pm | 0 Comment

Michelle Rowland appointed to Shadow Cabinet

Michelle Rowland has been elevated to the Shadow Cabinet and appointed  as Shadow Minister for Small Business. The elevation of Small Business to Cabinet demonstrates Labor’s commitment to Australia’s two million small businesses. “As the Australian economy transitions, the role of our small businesses as job-creating drivers of economic growth and prosperity more...

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Reach out to a carer this week

By at October 13, 2015 | 7:05 pm | 0 Comment

Reach out to a carer this week

Do you know a carer in NSW? If so reach out and offer your support during National Carers Week, which runs from 11-17 October. As the week got underway, Minister for Ageing and Disability Services John Ajaka announced Mrs Sheila Openshaw as the recipient of the NSW Carer of the Year Award for her dedication to care for her two sons, who both live with mental more...

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Westmead Hospital design unveiled

By at October 13, 2015 | 6:47 pm | 0 Comment

Westmead Hospital design unveiled

Stage 1 upgrades  of the $900 million redevelopment of Westmead Hospital  include new critical care servi> ces, new operating theatres, extra inpatient beds and a new emergency department. The redevelopment will also create more than 1000 construction jobs each year the project runs. NSW Premier Mike Baird said the redevelopment will deliver world-class health more...

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