Media Releases

New planning rules to fast track low and mid rise housing

28 November 2023

The Minns Government is confronting the housing crisis with bold reforms to create tens of thousands of new, well-located, low-and mid-rise homes.

Western Sydney to join the State’s best swimming destinations

26 November 2023

The Minns Labor Government is today announcing a new ‘beach’ in Penrith, soon to be added to the list of NSW’s most iconic places to swim, that will ensure people in Western Sydney have a place to cool off over summer.

TAFE NSW and BlueScope to Explore Opportunities new Illawarra ‘Super Tafe’

21 November 2023

A Memorandum of Understanding between TAFE NSW and BlueScope will allow for the exploration of establishing a new ‘Super TAFE’ on surplus land at BlueScope’s Port Kembla site.

Have your say on future Snowy Mountains Special Activation Precinct

20 November 2023

The NSW Government has released draft plans and a discussion paper for community feedback that will guide the development of the Snowy Mountains Special Activation Precinct.

Minns Government to fast-track top-quality building designs

16 November 2023

The Minns Labor Government will help deliver more desperately needed homes for families by fast-tracking buildings that choose to use high-quality, pre-approved designs – speeding up the construction of homes for buyers and renters.

$70,000 in funding served up for Warrawong Community Lunch Program

15 November 2023

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, has fulfilled another of his election commitments today with confirmation that the Warrawong Community Centre’s community lunch program will receive $70,000 in funding under the NSW Government’s Local Small Commitments Allocation Program.

$1m in grants to help grassroots disaster recovery groups

15 November 2023

The Minns Government today announced a $1 million Community Resilience Grants Program to support grassroots groups undertaking vital disaster recovery efforts.

Communities and industry to have their say as NSW accelerates renewable energy transition

14 November 2023

The NSW Government is getting the state’s energy transition back on track by releasing new draft guidelines to accelerate the planning approval and construction of wind, solar and transmission infrastructure.

Enhanced housing supply insights to help shape Illawarra-Shoalhaven

13 November 2023

The NSW Government will release a refreshed Urban Development Program (UDP) dashboard for the Illawarra-Shoalhaven this week providing a more comprehensive look into land and housing supply in the region.

Flood recovery and resilience boost delivered for NSW's Central West

09 November 2023

More funding has been committed to help the NSW Central West region’s recovery from last year’s devastating floods and build resilience for the future.