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).
The NSW Government has agreed on the details of the koala protection policy, which strikes a balance between safeguarding the future of our national icon while ensuring certainty for farmers.
The NSW Government will become the first jurisdiction to write the new Agricultural Workers Code into public health orders, paving the way for the $15.9 billion NSW primary industries sector to find skilled workers for the upcoming harvest.
The NSW Government can today reveal it has allocated another $400m of its $3 billion Jobs and Infrastructure Acceleration Fund to regional projects.
New South Wales landholders will be protected by a $37.5 million fence fortress which runs along the Queensland and South Australia borders, as construction commenced this week on the mammoth 742-kilometre extension of the NSW Border Wild Dog Fence.
Australia’s only independent underground mine explosives testing facility has opened on the NSW Central Coast, paving the way for improvements in mine safety and innovation in the mining industry.
Central Coast Regional Sporting and Recreation Complex will soon be expanded to include a multi-use indoor sport, recreation and event facility, bringing much-needed jobs and investment to the region.
The NSW Nationals today welcomed the Commonwealth Government’s announcement on adaptive water management, bringing some commonsense back into the Murray Darling Basin Plan (MDBP).