Media Releases

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.

Sydney is at risk of becoming a city with no grandchildren – Productivity Commission report finds

13 February 2024

Today it has been revealed that Sydney is at risk of becoming a city with no grandchildren if we don’t meaningfully address the housing crisis.

Richmond Valley Regional Job Precinct draft master plan open for consultation

12 February 2024

The Richmond Valley Regional Job Precinct draft master plan is now on public exhibition which outlines a long-term vision to create up to 1900 highly skilled jobs and grow industries in the North Coast including agribusiness, manufacturing and food processing.

More green space to enhance liveability in NSW communities

12 February 2024

Communities across New South Wales will benefit from more green space in 2024 with $3.25 million in NSW Government grant funding now available to select councils.

NSW Opposition called on to stop playing politics and detail a housing plan after caught out again misleading the public

12 February 2024

Today, the NSW Liberal and National Opposition has been called on to detail their plan to increase housing supply in NSW after being caught out misleading the public about planning reforms that will give more people access to desperately needed housing.

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.