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New era for the public service in regional NSW

New era for the public service in regional NSW

Published: 3 February 2021

It’s a new era for government agencies in the regions with more senior NSW Government roles to be based in regional communities, increasing the number of high skilled job opportunities in the bush.

Department of Regional NSW spreads wings to Armidale

Department of Regional NSW spreads wings to Armidale

Published: 29 January 2021

The C.B. Newling building at Armidale, known locally as the Old Armidale Teachers’ College, will become one of four new Department of Regional NSW hubs and will house up to 100 new jobs in the New England region.

NSW Government funding delivering Aboriginal cultural tourism experiences

NSW Government funding delivering Aboriginal cultural tourism experiences

Published: 28 January 2021

Visitors to regional NSW will be able to view Aboriginal art, taste bush tucker and experience indigenous dance and culture through a series of immersive Aboriginal cultural tourism experiences today funded by the NSW Government.

NSW Government brings all-star baseball to Lismore

NSW Government brings all-star baseball to Lismore

Published: 19 January 2021

The State’s north coast will become the new home plate for the Sydney Blue Sox with regional NSW fans being treated to the return of the Australian Baseball League’s (ABL) premier All-Star series for the first time in three years.

New intermodal hub taking freight from Wagga Wagga to the world

New intermodal hub taking freight from Wagga Wagga to the world

Published: 19 January 2021

Construction of the next stage of the Riverina Intermodal Freight and Logistics (RIFL) hub is now under way, which will enable the 60-hectare Bomen Industrial Precinct in Wagga Wagga to export freight across Australia and the globe.

NSW Government encourages young people to take a regional gap year

NSW Government encourages young people to take a regional gap year

Published: 16 December 2020

While an overseas gap year might be off limits, NSW is open for business and the state government wants young people to take a gap year in Regional NSW.

Transformational Regional Growth Fund boosted to $2 billion

Transformational Regional Growth Fund boosted to $2 billion

Published: 13 November 2020

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.

Home-based businesses back online for Christmas

Home-based businesses back online for Christmas

Published: 10 November 2020

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.

The show goes on in regional NSW

The show goes on in regional NSW

Published: 5 November 2020

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.

Top up for regional school projects

Top up for regional school projects

Published: 28 October 2020

Hundreds of building projects will commence at schools across regional NSW with the announcement of the Regional Renewal Program.