Media Releases

Over 400 new homes for Lismore as first Resilient Lands site announced

09 February 2024

The NSW Government is today announcing a partnership between Southern Cross University (SCU), Landcom and the NSW Reconstruction Authority which will unlock a parcel of university land for housing development to tackle the housing crisis in the Northern Rivers and support flood affected residents.

New Bradfield City Centre Master Plan revealed in major step for Western Sydney Aerotropolis

05 February 2024

Planning for one of the biggest economic development projects undertaken in Australia, the Bradfield City Centre, has taken a major step forward with the draft Master Plan now available for community feedback.

Illawarra, Shellharbour & Shoalhaven residents receive everyday medications from their local pharmacists

Residents in the Illawarra, Shellharbour and Shoalhaven have received almost 700 consultations for everyday medications from community pharmacists, under the NSW Government’s pharmacy prescription trial.

More chances to have your say on the Wollongong Health Precinct Strategy

02 February 2024

Two extra engagement sessions on the Wollongong Health Precinct Strategy have been added at the request of the Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully MP.

150,000 visitors flock to Western Sydney’s first beach

02 February 2024

Penrith Beach trial has made a big splash since its mid-December opening with more than 150,000 people visiting to escape the summer heat.

76 junior doctors to start on-the-job training in Illawarra Shoalhaven LHD

25 January 2024

The Illawarra Shoalhaven region will benefit from a major boost to its local medical workforce – with 76 of medical graduate interns starting work in local public hospitals this month – the Minister for Health Ryan Park announced on Thursday. 

Community support for Wollongong bus layover plan

19 January 2024

The Wollongong community has provided feedback and support for three new bus layover sites, with planning work set to continue in 2024.

Major Contract Awarded for Mount Ousley Interchange

18 January 2024

More than 50,000 motorists who travel through the base of Mount Ousley each day are a step closer to safer and faster journeys with the award of the major contract to Fulton Hogan to design and build a new interchange. 

Biggest planning reforms in a generation to deliver a pipeline of housing supply

18 January 2024

Today the reality of the challenge facing the NSW Government in tackling the housing crisis has been laid bare, further highlighting the significant need for the once in a generation planning reforms that the government introduced in December last year.

Sydney lifts its cap on fun – officially raising the cap on concerts at the SCG precinct

17 January 2024

The NSW Government is today announcing the lifting of the archaic SCG precinct concert cap from an average of 4 events a year to 20 events a year – putting an end to these restrictions that have stifled the NSW economy and its cultural lifeblood.