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Countdown on for Active Kids Program

By at January 12, 2018 | 12:58 am | 0 Comment

Countdown on  for Active Kids  Program

There are only a couple of weeks remaining until parents can claim a $100 voucher for their school-enrolled children thanks to the NSW Government’s new Active Kids program. Through the program, parents, carers and guardians across NSW will be able to claim a $100 voucher to put towards the registration and participation costs of sport and active recreation activities more...

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School playgrounds open during the holidays

By at December 28, 2017 | 12:50 am | 0 Comment

School playgrounds open during the holidays

A trial program will give communities access to public school playgrounds during the summer holidays. The Come Play Summer Pilot program will open the gates of 42 public school playgrounds in NSW to allow recreational and play space to be used, including ovals and sports courts. Schools in the program will be open from 8am to 6pm more...

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NSW best place to get a job

By at December 26, 2017 | 12:38 am | 0 Comment

NSW best place to get a job

NSW has recorded the lowest unemployment rate in the country for a 30th straight month in November 2017. The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show the NSW unemployment rate remains at 4.6 per cent, the lowest rate since April 2008. NSW has added 188,100 full-time jobs since the last election, 75 per more...

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Booze responsibly, as alcohol is set for price hike

By at December 21, 2017 | 4:43 pm | 0 Comment

Booze responsibly, as alcohol is set for price hike

The Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance (ATA), a non-partisan grassroots advocacy body representing the interests of Australian taxpayers, condemned measures stipulated in the draft National Alcohol Strategy which will see responsible consumers hit with whopping price hikes on their favourite beverages. “Australians already pay some of the highest alcohol taxes in the more...

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2018 Premier’s Harmony Dinner nominations open

By at December 19, 2017 | 10:35 pm | 0 Comment

2018 Premier’s Harmony Dinner nominations open

Members of the community who strive to maintain harmony and peace in NSW are being encouraged to nominate for the 2018 Premier’s Multicultural Community Medals. Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams today announced the opening of the nomination process for the Medals and Multicultural Honour Roll. “I want to encourage people to nominate the multicultural more...

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Free university degree to teach in rural NSW

By at December 5, 2017 | 9:52 pm | 0 Comment

Free university degree to teach in rural NSW

Teaching graduates who spend three years at a rural NSW public school could receive full university scholarships. Under the Rural and Remote Rewards scheme, scholarships will be offered to 60 new teachers if they accept a posting at one of more than 150 eligible rural and remote public schools. The new scholarships, available to HSC or university students, also more...

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Top 10 surf spots in NSW, Australia

By at December 5, 2017 | 9:26 pm | 0 Comment

Top 10 surf spots in NSW, Australia

Sydney’s iconic Bondi Beach is the 10th site in NSW to be recognised as one of Australia’s top surfing destinations and named a National Surfing Reserve. National Surfing Reserves are 'iconic' places of intrinsic environmental, heritage, sporting and cultural value. Top beaches in NSW that have also been named National Surfing Reserves are: Angourie more...

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Bollywood legend Shashi Kapoor passes away at 79

By at December 5, 2017 | 1:15 am | 0 Comment

Bollywood legend Shashi Kapoor passes away at 79

Veteran Hindi film actor Shashi Kapoor passed away on Monday after prolonged illness. He was 79 He is survived by his daughter Sanjana, and sons Kunal and Karan Veteran Hindi film actor Shashi Kapoor passed away on Monday after prolonged illness, according to media reports. He was 79. "Shashi Kapoor expired at 5.20 pm on December 4 at Kokilaben Hospital, here," Dr more...

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NSW Choirs combine to honor Dr G Yunupingu on Australia Day

By at November 29, 2017 | 11:03 pm | 0 Comment

NSW Choirs combine to honor Dr G Yunupingu on Australia Day

Hundreds of singers from school and community choirs will join together in song on Australia Day 2018 in the annual ‘Salute to Australia’ on Sydney Harbour. Australia Day Council of NSW Creative Director John Foreman said that nearly 500 choir singers will be stationed around Sydney Harbour on 26 January 2018 as part of the 21-gun ceremonial military more...

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‘Return and Earn container deposit scheme’ to start from December 1, 2017

By at November 28, 2017 | 11:20 pm | 0 Comment

‘Return and Earn container deposit scheme’ to start from December 1, 2017

With only a day to go for the launch of ‘Return and Earn container deposit scheme’, NSW is surely looking for  a positive outcome. There will be more than 200 collection points across NSW when Return and Earn which will be launched  on 1 December 2017. Collection points include: reverse vending machines over-the-counter sites such as cafes, small more...

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