Media Releases

More homes, jobs and amenities planned for Bankstown, Crows Nest and Homebush

16 July 2024

The second group of the Minns Government’s rezoning plans for Transport Oriented Development (TOD) Accelerated Precincts to deliver more homes, jobs and amenities for people, have been released for public exhibition from today.

Council performance to be ranked to meet housing targets

11 July 2024

The Minns Government is introducing a range of measures to hold local and State Government accountable for the approval of more housing as NSW works towards its commitment of 377,000 homes by mid 2029 under the National Housing Accord.

Mental Health support boosted for hospitality staff

11 July 2024

The NSW Government is investing in mental health support for employees in hospitality and tourism venues across NSW to improve mental health and wellbeing.

Gong Shuttle contract extended

11 July 2024

The popular ‘Gong Shuttle’ has been locked in as a fare-free service for another three years after new funding agreements were signed this month between Transport for NSW and its funding partners, Wollongong City Council and the University of Wollongong.

Progress on the $21.9 million Wollongong Hospital upgrade

11 July 2024

Detailed planning works on upgrades to the existing Wollongong Hospital are underway, as well as master planning for a future redevelopment, with a specialist design team appointed to the project. 

First group of Transport Oriented Development Accelerated Precincts will help build homes and communities

09 July 2024

The next stage of the Minns Government’s plan to deliver more well-located homes for people, has been unveiled with the first three state-led rezoning proposals for Transport Oriented Development (TOD) Accelerated Precincts on public exhibition from today.

Artificial Intelligence trial to speed up local planning systems

05 July 2024

Content Sixteen councils will trial technologies to speed up development assessment timeframes, as part of the NSW Government’s $5.6 million investment into introduce artificial intelligence into the planning system.

The NSW Pattern Book

05 July 2024

History has a way of helping us design the future. In 1955 then Premier Joe Cahill launched an international design competition to select the design for Sydney’s most recognisable “house” - the Opera House.

Major milestones in disaster recovery for Northern Rivers

04 July 2024

Australia’s largest disaster adaptation project on the Northern Rivers has moved into its next phase, with tailored home assessments available to make homes more resilient against flooding.

Six projects declared critical for NSW’s clean energy future

03 July 2024

The NSW Government has declared six renewable energy projects Critical State Significant Infrastructure (CSSI) given their potential significance to the NSW economy.