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30 Jun
2021

NSW Budget 21-22 Summary

The NSW Budget expanded the NSW infrastructure pipeline to $108.5 billion. Most prominent among the new initiatives confirmed in this budget are the creation of Bradfield City Centre beside Western Sydney Airport, funding for the M6 extension to Kogarah, funding to continue planning for Parramatta Light Rail stage 2, and an extra $380 million to..

30 Jun
2021

Extension to Dine & Discover Voucher Program

The NSW Government’s Dine & Discover initiative will be extended to July 31 to give people more time to use all their vouchers eating out or trying a new activity this winter, including during the school holidays. The latest data shows more than 4.23 million people have downloaded the vouchers since they were launched in..

30 Jun
2021

New Vision for Sydney Olympic Park

The NSW Government recently fired the starter pistol on the development of a new 20-year vision for Sydney Olympic Park to leverage the opportunity presented by the future Sydney Metro West station at the site. Placemaking NSW CEO Anita Mitchell said industry tenders were invited for the creation of a new Place Vision and Strategy,..

30 Jun
2021

New High School for the Olympic Peninsula

The NSW Government has increased its investment in public education infrastructure, with funding for 44 new and upgraded school projects announced as part of the NSW 2021/22 Budget. This includes a new high school in the Olympic Peninsula to cater for the growing population in the Sydney Olympic Park, Concord West, and Wentworth Point communities...

30 Jun
2021

New Chair for Placemaking NSW Advisory Committee

Ken Kanofski has been appointed as the new Chair of the independent Placemaking NSW Advisory Committee. He has extensive experience in senior roles with the NSW Government including Chief Executive of the NSW Land and Housing Corporation and Government Property NSW and NSW Roads and Maritime Services. Announcing the appointment, Placemaking NSW Chief Executive Anita..

30 Jun
2021

New COVID Restrictions

To protect the people of NSW from the evolving COVID-19 outbreak, current stay-at-home orders were extended across all Greater Sydney including the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong, and Shell Harbour until 11.59pm Friday, 9 July. Everyone in Greater Sydney must stay at home unless it is for an essential reason. The reasons you may leave..

30 Jun
2021

Ransomware Alert from Chill IT

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that blocks user access on a device until a sum of money is paid. Cybercriminals often use untraceable cryptocurrencies and have been targeting Australians increasingly over the past 18 months. This type of cyber-attack causes significant financial harm and is extremely difficult to recover from without comprehensive backups...

30 Jun
2021

Bingo Loco XXL

Saturday 10 July 2021 The Dome at Sydney Showground Get ready to kick back your chair and sing and dance like you have never done before! Bingo Loco has flipped the traditional game of bingo on its head and turned it into a three-hour long stage show complete with rave rounds, conga lines, dance-offs, lip..

30 Jun
2021

Ambulance service HQ to move to SOP

NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet last week announced a $1.4 billion budget boost for ambulance services in NSW. This included $126 million over four years to establish a new fit-for-purpose NSW Ambulance state operations centre at Sydney Olympic Park, also housing the Triple Zero (000) call centre. Relocating to modern headquarters at Sydney Olympic Park will..

30 Jun
2021

ABC to Move Staff to Parramatta

The ABC has announced its intention to relocate about 300 employees from its central Sydney headquarters to new facilities in Parramatta, in the city’s west. In an email sent to staff last month, ABC managing director David Anderson said the migration was part of its five-year plan to see 75 per cent of content makers..