Families and businesses across regional NSW will benefit from additional vital community upgrades and job creating projects with the 2020-21 NSW Budget injecting a further $300 million over two years into the transformational Regional Growth Fund.
Small and home-based businesses across NSW have scored a major victory after the NSW Government amended the Local Environmental Plan to provide certainty around where businesses can trade.
Regional communities and show committees can start planning events scheduled for early 2021 with the NSW Government today giving the green light for country shows to resume in NSW.
Hundreds of building projects will commence at schools across regional NSW with the announcement of the Regional Renewal Program.
Regional businesses that can increase employment by expanding production lines or relocate operations to regional NSW from interstate or overseas will have access to support grants of up to $10 million under a new program designed to create more jobs across the state.
The NSW Government has today honoured its commitment to residents of the Clarence Valley by announcing funds to progress planning for the redevelopment of Grafton Base Hospital during this term of Government.
Support for drought and bushfire impacted regional communities across NSW is continuing through our public schools, with the NSW Government announcing the extension of the Drought Entitlement Maintenance Program to 2023 to keep teachers in rural schools.
Communities from Casino to Murwillumbah are set to benefit from a rail trail that will attract thousands of visitors a year and create much-needed jobs and investment for the Northern Rivers.
Businesses and communities in bushfire impacted regions have access to a new fund for local infrastructure and initiatives that will drive economic and social recovery, strengthen morale and help communities get back on their feet through the $250 million Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund, co-funded by the NSW and Australian governments.
NSW farmers and private native forestry (PNF) operators have today been given much-needed certainty with the introduction of legislation to exempt agricultural activity from the State Environmental Planning Policy (Koala Habitat Protection).