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Digital Service NSW store opens in North Sydney

By at November 20, 2014 | 8:43 pm | 0 Comment

Digital Service NSW store opens in North Sydney

A new cashless digital store has opened in North Sydney as part of Service NSW’s State-wide rollout. Specialist staff at the digital Service NSW store  will provide customers with information and help them access online transaction services. The North Sydney store is part of a pilot program to give customers more choice in the way they transact with more...

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‘Modi’s visit: An opportunity to build and strengthen Indo-Aus relations’

By at November 17, 2014 | 7:41 pm | 0 Comment

‘Modi’s visit:  An opportunity to build and strengthen Indo-Aus relations’

Senator Lisa Singh, regarded as the first Federal Parliamentarian of Indian origin travelled to Sydney to welcome to Australia the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi. “This is the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister for more than 28 years. The last time was when the then Prime Minister Bob Hawke invited Rajiv Gandhi to visit Australia. Senator Singh attended more...

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G 20 Leaders agree to reduce gender employment gap

By at November 17, 2014 | 7:24 pm | 0 Comment

G 20 Leaders agree to reduce gender employment gap

G20 leaders have committed to reducing the gap in participation rates between men and women by 25 per cent by 2025. Delivering on this commitment will bring more than 100 million additional women into the labour force across the G20 economies and will significantly increase global growth and reduce poverty and inequality. The OECD estimates a boost to women’s more...

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Marie Bashir Mental health centre opens

By at November 13, 2014 | 7:13 pm | 0 Comment

Marie Bashir Mental health centre opens

A new $67 million mental health facility at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital has been officially opened. The facility is named in honour of former NSW Governor Professor Marie Bashir, who has made a significant contribution to mental health care in NSW. The new 6 storey, 73 bed centre is one of the most advanced psychiatric centres in the world. The centre is set to more...

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Wear Orange Wednesday supporting SES volunteers

By at November 11, 2014 | 7:39 pm | 0 Comment

Wear Orange Wednesday supporting SES volunteers

Wear Orange Wednesday is a chance for everyone to show their support for Australia’s State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers. WOW Day , 12 November is a national day of recognition for the 40,000 SES volunteers across Australia. You can show your appreciation for their hard work and dedication by wearing orange - the official colour of the SES uniform. Minister for more...

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New Wynyard walk tunnelling begins as Barangaroo Wharf works get underway

By at October 9, 2014 | 3:45 pm | 0 Comment

New Wynyard walk tunnelling begins as Barangaroo Wharf works get underway

Tunnelling of the new Wynyard pedestrian walkway has begun. The walkway is set to connect Sydney CBD with the new Barangaroo precinct. Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian  described the tunnelling as “a major milestone” in an important project for the Sydney CBD. “The Wynyard Walk will allow pedestrians to travel from the Wynyard transport hub to the more...

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Cheaper taxi fares a big win for customers

By at October 8, 2014 | 8:02 pm | 0 Comment

Cheaper taxi fares a big win for customers

The typical taxi surcharge on card payments will be halved from 10% to 5% in time for the busy December holiday season. Currently, taxi customers are charged a surcharge when they pay their fare with a credit or debit card. This money goes to the provider of the taxi’s electronic payment system. A new Passenger Transport Bill passed through Parliament last month, more...

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Deadline approaches for’ NSW International Student Award’ nominations

By at August 5, 2014 | 3:54 pm | 0 Comment

Deadline approaches for’ NSW International Student Award’ nominations

The NSW International Student of the Year Awards; set to be announced in Sydney in September 2014, will be presented in four categories: Schools, Vocational Education and Training (VET), Higher Education and English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS). New in 2014, the NSW International Student Community Engagement Award has also been more...

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Barangaroo takes shape at open day

By at July 16, 2014 | 5:11 pm | 0 Comment

Barangaroo takes shape at open day

The public were invited to attend Barangaroo’s latest open day, witnessing major milestones as the project moves towards its 2015 conclusion.   The free event held in late June, showcased the ongoing development of Headland Park,Barangaroo South and Central Barangaroo. The project also includes a pedestrian walkway, set to link Barangaroo with the upgraded more...

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Origin heroes back ‘State of Mind’ mental health program

By at July 14, 2014 | 2:36 pm | 0 Comment

Origin heroes back ‘State of Mind’ mental health program

NSW’s Paul Gallen is one of many State of Origin stars supporting the “What’s Your State of Mind?” mental health program. The program helps to promote the extensive support available for people affected by mental illness. It is jointly run by the NSW and Queensland Governments, the National Rugby League (NRL), and a number of peak mental health more...

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