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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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$900,000 to support Indian community festivals and events in NSW

By at March 16, 2019 | 9:35 pm | 0 Comment

$900,000 to support Indian community festivals and events in NSW

The Indian community across NSW will benefit from $900,000 over four years for festivals and events thanks to the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government. Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams said he was delighted to be supporting significant Indian festivals and events across NSW including Diwali, Holi and Vaisakhi. “More than 250,000 people of Indian ancestry 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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 Justice Beazley announced as next Governor of NSW

By at January 15, 2019 | 1:59 pm | 0 Comment

 Justice Beazley announced as next Governor of NSW

The Honourable Justice Margaret Beazley QC AO has been announced as the next Governor of NSW.  Justice Beazley who is the current President of the NSW Court of Appeal will become NSW’s 39th Governor in May 2019. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said she is delighted Her Majesty, the Queen, has approved her recommendation of Justice Beazley for the appointment of more...

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NSW’s ‘Cost of Living’ service delivers big savings for households

By at October 25, 2018 | 12:33 am | 0 Comment

NSW’s ‘Cost of Living’ service delivers big savings for households

The NSW Liberals and Nationals Government’s Cost of Living service is helping residents across the state access more than 40 NSW Government rebates and savings from around 12 separate agencies, through Service NSW’s one-stop-shop centres and online. On average, eligible customers are walking away with more than $500 back in their pockets through the service. more...

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​Big increase in bail refusals in NSW

By at May 22, 2018 | 3:16 am | 0 Comment

​Big increase in bail refusals in NSW

Reforms to the NSW Bail Act in 2014 and 2015 have increased the number and proportion of defendants ending up in custody, the NSW Bureau of­ Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) has found. BOCSAR analysed the outcomes of 501,212 bail hearings involving 318,559 individuals. The study controlled for other factors (e.g. more serious offences) that might have also caused more...

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Digital licences for all NSW drivers

By at May 19, 2018 | 2:40 am | 0 Comment

Digital licences for all NSW drivers

People in NSW may be able to show their driver licences on mobile devices from as early as 2019. Following a successful trial of digital drivers licences in Dubbo, the NSW Government will introduce legislation into Parliament in May 2018 to enable a state-wide rollout of digital drivers licences. If the legislation is passed, a driver could show more...

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Green slip refunds on their way

By at January 30, 2018 | 12:24 am | 0 Comment

Green slip refunds on their way

NSW businesses will start to receive their compulsory third party (CTP) green slip refunds this week. Over 100,000 business customers, including taxi owners, will receive their refund in the mail. The average refund will be $265 for businesses and $1255 for taxi owners. In 2017 the NSW Government overhauled the old green slip scheme to create a more affordable, more...

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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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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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