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NSW Government survey shores up sand options for Stockton Beach

NSW Government survey shores up sand options for Stockton Beach

Published: 1 July 2021

A solution to the coastal erosion issues plaguing Stockton is significantly closer to being realised with work carried out by NSW Government scientists identifying three sources of offshore sand for beach renourishment.

$283 million for NSW bushfire recovery projects

$283 million for NSW bushfire recovery projects

Published: 30 June 2021

NSW communities impacted by the 2019-20 Black Summer bushfires will benefit from $283 million in funding for 195 projects through Stage Two of the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund.

New $30 million fund to activate tourism in regional NSW

New $30 million fund to activate tourism in regional NSW

Published: 16 June 2021

Big ticket tourism attractions that will put regional towns on the map and improve accessibility for people with disability are set to receive a significant funding boost, thanks to the NSW Government.

Coffs Harbour scores Super W national women's rugby tournament

Coffs Harbour scores Super W national women's rugby tournament

Published: 27 May 2021

Fans will see the best women’s rugby teams in Australia go head to head when Coffs Harbour hosts the fourth Super W National Women's XVs Rugby Union Tournament, thanks to the NSW Government’s Regional Events Acceleration Fund.

NSW Government helps councils score rugby league in the regions

NSW Government helps councils score rugby league in the regions

Published: 19 May 2021

Footy fans will be able to enjoy a weekend road trip to the regions and see their team vie for valuable NRL premiership points at world class regional stadiums, thanks to the Regional Events Acceleration Fund.

Top Australian Surfers line-up at Tweed Coast Pro thanks to NSW Government funding

Top Australian Surfers line-up at Tweed Coast Pro thanks to NSW Government funding

Published: 13 May 2021

Top surfers from Australia and New Zealand will compete in front of a global audience in the final Australian Qualifying Series on the World Surf League (WSL) calendar at Tweed Heads next month, thanks to NSW Government funding.

$50 million support package to help regional communities combat mice plague

$50 million support package to help regional communities combat mice plague

Published: 13 May 2021

The NSW Government has today announced a $50 million package to offer farmers, households and small businesses assistance to battle the mice plague currently impacting parts of rural and regional NSW.

Female changerooms are top priority in $100 million fund for regional NSW

Female changerooms are top priority in $100 million fund for regional NSW

Published: 1 May 2021

Female sporting teams across regional NSW will benefit from new and improved facilities and regional towns will soon see even more investment in community infrastructure and programs that will make a big difference to everyday life in the bush, thanks to the $100 million Stronger Country Communities Fund.

NSW Government's Regional Job Creation Fund boosting jobs in the bush

NSW Government's Regional Job Creation Fund boosting jobs in the bush

Published: 28 April 2021

The expansion of an award-winning craft distillery in the Upper Hunter to increase production of its small batch premium quality spirits by 15-fold is the first of 23 projects being backed by the NSW Government’s $100 million Regional Job Creation Fund which will create at least 5,000 new direct jobs across regional NSW.

NSW Government to release Wollar site and prohibit open cut at Dartbrook

NSW Government to release Wollar site and prohibit open cut at Dartbrook

Published: 21 April 2021

Regional communities and industries will have greater clarity about the future with the NSW Government today announcing further details about potential coal projects at the Wollar area in the Central West and Dartbrook in the Upper Hunter.