Media Releases

New technology to help shake off crowding when Taylor comes to town

21 February 2024

As more than 80,000 fans descend on Accor Stadium each night of the Eras Tour, new AI technology will be used to ensure Swifties are safe, calm and moving smoothly for the massive event.

Illawarra families to benefit as locations of new public preschools revealed

19 February 2024

Illawarra families are set to benefit as the NSW Labor Government reveals the biggest expansion in childhood education in NSW history.

Scaremongering will continue to lock the next generation out of housing

18 February 2024

The suggestion that NSW Government planning reforms will allow outcomes like Bondi Beach to be plunged into darkness are absurd.

$5 million boost to deliver more homes for South Coast Build to Rent

17 February 2024

The NSW Government will provide a $5 million boost to deliver an additional 10 dwellings for the South Coast Build to Rent project, helping to increase housing supply and deliver more rental housing.

Illawarra specialist aged care outreach service expanded amid promising results

16 February 2024

All 25 Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF) in the Illawarra now have access to a dedicated outreach service, which is a NSW Government initiative to prevent unnecessary trips to the emergency department (ED) for elderly and vulnerable patients. 

A fairer housing system for NSW

15 February 2024

The NSW Government is today releasing a discussion paper and seeking community input which will inform a comprehensive review of Short-Term rental Accommodation (STRA) in NSW.

Grants driving faster housing delivery in Regional NSW

15 February 2024

Almost 24,000 new regional homes will be delivered sooner after 16 councils secured nearly $3 million in funding from the NSW Government. 

Plans for 5,000 new Western Sydney homes open for feedback

15 February 2024

A mix of more than 5,000 new and affordable homes could soon be built in Sydney’s North West, at Riverstone East and Schofields, with development proposals now open for public feedback.

NSW Planning wants AI product solutions to make faster development applications

14 February 2024

The NSW Government is investing $5.6 million in artificial intelligence (AI) to help reduce development application (DA) timeframes and deliver more housing.

173 graduate nurses and midwives to start work in the Illawarra Shoalhaven

14 February 2024

One hundred and seventy-three graduate nurses and midwives will start work across the Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District (ISLHD) this year, providing a significant boost to local health services.