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First rail trail test in NSW

By at January 8, 2015 | 6:30 pm | 0 Comment

First rail trail test in NSW

The Northern Rivers will trial NSW’s first rail trail along sections of the disused Casino to Murwillumbah and Rosewood to Tumbarumba rail corridors. Expression of Interest are open for local councils, businesses and community groups to boost their tourism economies and create rail trails along sections of the disused corridors. The NSW Government will provide $50 more...

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Summer celebration of cricket to tour regional NSW

By at November 20, 2014 | 8:15 pm | 0 Comment

Summer celebration of cricket to tour regional NSW

A summer celebration of cricket will be coming to sports grounds across regional NSW in the lead up to the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup. The Home Ground Cricket Tour  will promote cricket across the State, giving people the opportunity to see exhibits from the world-famous Bradman Cricket Museum at 27 locations across NSW. Each of the locations will be a celebration more...

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Premier meets Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi at community reception in Sydney

By at November 17, 2014 | 9:40 pm | 0 Comment

Premier meets Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi at community reception in Sydney

NSW Premier Mike Baird met with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a reception held for the Indian community of Australia in Homebush. Baird met with Modi privately before the community reception, which was held at Sydney Olympic Park and attended by thousands of Indian Australians. “It is a pleasure to be meeting with Indian Prime Minister, Modi in Sydney, 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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Premier hosts ‘Deepavali’ celebration at NSW Parliament

By at November 5, 2014 | 9:16 pm | 0 Comment

Premier hosts ‘Deepavali’ celebration at NSW Parliament

As a part of Deepavali celebration , NSW Premier Mike Baird hosted an event for the Indian community at NSW Parliament. Victor Dominello,Minister for Citizenship and Communities joined the Premier  to light a traditional diya, a ceremonial lamp, at the start of the event. “Deepavali is celebrated by Hindus across the world and the lighting of the diya signifies the more...

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Surf lifesavers head out to the bush

By at November 5, 2014 | 6:50 pm | 0 Comment

Surf lifesavers head out to the bush

Thousands of primary school students from inland NSW and the ACT will soon get the opportunity to take part in vital water safety lessons ahead of summer, when some of the state’s finest surf lifesavers travel west for Beach to Bush. In what is shaping up as Surf Life Saving NSW’s largest surf education initiative in at least five years, The Surf Life Saving NSW more...

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National Disability Insurance Scheme enters next phase in NSW

By at September 23, 2014 | 5:26 pm | 0 Comment

National Disability Insurance Scheme enters next phase in NSW

The Home Care Service of NSW is about to be shifted in the non-government sector, as part of the next phase of the NDIS rollout in NSW. The Home Care Service of NSW currently provides support to older people and people with disabilities across NSW. Under the latest phase of National Disability Insurance Scheme implementation, the NSW Government-run Home Care Service more...

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NSW leads the way on medical cannabis

By at September 18, 2014 | 6:16 pm | 0 Comment

NSW leads the way on medical cannabis

A clinical trial for medical cannabis is set to explore how cannabis can provide relief for patients suffering from debilitating or terminal illnesses. Premier Mike Baird formed a Working Group to initiate the clinical trial, due to report back by the end of 2014. Baird said the group will consider the results of the trial, as well as expert advice in finding the more...

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NSW unemployment rate falls as August sees 45,000 new jobs created

By at September 13, 2014 | 3:48 pm | 0 Comment

NSW unemployment rate falls as August sees 45,000 new jobs created

NSW unemployment rates fell to 5.7% in August to remain the 2nd lowest in Australia and well below the national average. The latest labour force figures (link is external) from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show the State’s unemployment rate dropped by 0.2% last month. NSW contributed over 30% of the new jobs created nationally in August. NSW Treasurer more...

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More dangerous surf forecast to hit NSW

By at September 4, 2014 | 1:37 am | 0 Comment

More dangerous surf forecast to hit NSW

Surf Life Saving NSW is warning of another period of dangerous surf conditions for the NSW coast and advising against all coastal activities until Saturday 6th September. A significant south to south easterly swell is expected to reach 4.5m in some areas with a swell period of 12 seconds. Conditions are expected to increase steadily throughout the week, peak on more...

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