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NSW leads the nation in mine safety development

NSW leads the nation in mine safety development

Published: 9 September 2020

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.

$11 million to build multi-purpose indoor sport facility

$11 million to build multi-purpose indoor sport facility

Published: 9 September 2020

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.

Basin states set to align with NSW on water compliance

Basin states set to align with NSW on water compliance

Published: 4 September 2020

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).

NSW Government puts Tamworth Intermodal on track for delivery

NSW Government puts Tamworth Intermodal on track for delivery

Published: 2 September 2020

A major upgrade of the Tamworth Intermodal Rail Line is on target for delivery with the Deputy Premier John Barilaro and Member for Tamworth Kevin Anderson today announcing $28 million for the project to support regional NSW’s freight sector, creating hundreds of regional jobs.

NSW calls for changes to northern border restrictions

NSW calls for changes to northern border restrictions

Published: 2 September 2020

The NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro and Member for Tweed Geoff Provest have today called for restrictions on the northern border to be eased to better support residents living in those border communities.

Wheat and grain research funding to secure Australia's future

Wheat and grain research funding to secure Australia's future

Published: 1 September 2020

Research that could boost drought tolerance of wheat, help growers better control weeds and develop robotic farming technology for use across Australia will be undertaken in Narrabri, thanks to a $9.45 million NSW Government grant to build new laboratories and facilities.

$16.8 million inland port coming to northern NSW

$16.8 million inland port coming to northern NSW

Published: 1 September 2020

Agribusiness, manufacturers and freight companies will be given the opportunity to expand thanks to a $16.8 million investment from the NSW Government to establish the Northern NSW Inland Port in Narrabri.

Increased mobility on NSW VIC border

Increased mobility on NSW VIC border

Published: 1 September 2020

Key changes will be made to ease restrictions on the NSW Victorian border to help residents and local businesses operate as Victoria continues to battle COVID-19.

NSW border closure no longer acceptable for agriculture

NSW border closure no longer acceptable for agriculture

Published: 31 August 2020

Deputy Premier John Barilaro and Minister for Agriculture Adam Marshall have today called for the removal of restrictions on agricultural workers crossing the NSW/Victoria border.

More mental health support for regional students

More mental health support for regional students

Published: 30 August 2020

A fly-in fly-out psychology and telepsychology service of sixteen permanent senior psychologists will be introduced to support students in regional and remote parts of NSW with mental health.