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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.

Making regional NSW a procurement priority

Making regional NSW a procurement priority

Published: 28 August 2020

Government agencies need to first consider buying goods and services from a small, medium or regional business for all direct procurements up to $250,000 as part of the NSW Government’s plan to boost local businesses.

Future farming put to the test in Regional NSW

Future farming put to the test in Regional NSW

Published: 26 August 2020

Farm productivity is set to boom thanks to a NSW Government pilot program encouraging greater use of innovative smart ag technology in regional NSW.

Wombeyan Caves receives makeover to boost tourist numbers and create jobs

Wombeyan Caves receives makeover to boost tourist numbers and create jobs

Published: 25 August 2020

Adventure seekers and holiday makers will rediscover the fascinating cave formations and breathtaking natural beauty at Wombeyan Caves with a major makeover on the way for the attraction thanks to the NSW Government.

NSW Government releases Bushfire Inquiry Report

NSW Government releases Bushfire Inquiry Report

Published: 25 August 2020

The NSW Government has released the independent NSW Bushfire Inquiry, which examined the causes, preparation and response to the devastating 2019-20 bushfires.

NSW Government geotrail unveils Warrumbungle's violent volcanic past

NSW Government geotrail unveils Warrumbungle's violent volcanic past

Published: 22 August 2020

Locals can now journey into an ancient volcano in Warrumbungle National Park with the help of a digital geotrail that provides a first-hand look at the molten lava, fire fountains and mud flows which once covered a large part of north west NSW up to 18 million years ago.

$45 million for southern border small business support

$45 million for southern border small business support

Published: 22 August 2020

NSW small businesses will benefit from a new $45 million grant program designed to cushion the economic impacts of the southern border closure.

Primary producer grants pass $100 million as support for bushfire communities continues

Primary producer grants pass $100 million as support for bushfire communities continues

Published: 21 August 2020

Support for bushfire-affected primary producers has topped $100 million through the Special Disaster Grants program, re-affirming the NSW Government’s commitment to regional communities.

Pro surfing grand slam makes waves in Tweed

Pro surfing grand slam makes waves in Tweed

Published: 21 August 2020

The picturesque Tweed in Northern NSW will next month host one of three Australian Grand Slam of Surfing events to be staged across the country thanks to a partnership between World Surf League and the NSW Government.