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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.

Royalties for Rejuvenation funding the future for coal mining communities

Royalties for Rejuvenation funding the future for coal mining communities

Published: 21 April 2021

The NSW Government has today launched a bold program to set aside a portion of coal mining royalties to ensure coal mining communities have a strong future for decades to come.

NSW Government and Shenhua agree to end Watermark project

NSW Government and Shenhua agree to end Watermark project

Published: 21 April 2021

The NSW Government and the China Shenhua Energy Company Limited (Shenhua) (Shenhua Watermark Coal Pty Ltd) have reached a $100 million agreement in which Shenhua will withdraw its mining lease application and surrender its development consent for the Shenhua Watermark Coal project.

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.

NSW Government support for wine industry

NSW Government support for wine industry

Published: 16 April 2021

The NSW Government and the NSW Wine Industry Association have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will deliver support to producers and provide a renewed focus on increasing exports and regional industry development and encourage further innovation.