Media

18 Nov 2021

New Laws To Crack Down On Shopping Trolleys

Irresponsible supermarket operators would face on-the-spot fines for failing to collect abandoned shopping trolleys from public places under sweeping reforms to NSW’s impounding laws. Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock introduced the Public Spaces (Unattended Property) Bill 2021 to Parliament last week to make our valuable public places safer and...
08 Nov 2021

$88.5 Million Sutherland Hospital Surgery Complex Underway

The Sutherland Shire community will soon benefit from state-of-the-art operating theatres and MRI services close to home, with construction starting on the $88.5 million SutherlandHospital upgrade. Health Minister Brad Hazzard and Sutherland Shire MPs Mark Speakman, Eleni Petinos, Lee Evans and Melanie Gibbons joined health workers today to celebrate the...
12 Oct 2021

Confidence Guaranteed As We Get Back To Work

The NSW Government has committed to provide a Summer Holiday Stock Guarantee for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and will expand the Small Business Fees and Charges Rebate for all eligible small businesses. Small and medium business owners will be able to open with confidence thanks to a suite of...
07 Oct 2021

70% Roadmap Goes Live on Monday

NSW has hit an important milestone, with 70% of the population now having had their second vaccination. This is a great achievement - and I thank everyone for doing this and helping us to open in a safe way. Thanks to this, and the drop in cases, even more restrictions...
27 Sep 2021

1 December Roadmap

On Wednesday 1 December 2021, the following settings will apply to all NSW citizens, regardless of their vaccination status: Gatherings in the home and outdoor public spaces No limit on the number of visitors to a home Density will shift to one person per 2 sqm for indoor and outdoor settings...
27 Sep 2021

80% Double Dose Roadmap (anticipated end of October)

Under the Reopening NSW roadmap at 80 per cent double dose (anticipated at the end of October), the following freedoms will apply only to fully vaccinated adults (16+) and those with medical exemptions (staff and patrons). Gatherings in the home and outdoor public spaces Up to 10 visitors will be...
10 Sep 2021

Western Sydney Forum To Kick-Start Recovery

Plans to kick-start the State’s economic recovery will be enhanced and more targeted following feedback and ideas put forward by Western and South-Western Sydney business and community representatives at a virtual forum yesterday.  Treasurer Dominic Perrottet hosted the online forum which was introduced by Premier Gladys Berejiklian with Minister for...
30 Aug 2021

$790 Million Liverpool Hospital Gets Underway

One of the state’s largest hospital projects will begin within weeks, with the main works contractor appointed for the $790 million Liverpool Health and Academic Precinct. Health Minister Brad Hazzard announced the awarding of the principal contract to Lendlease, following a competitive tender process. “The Liverpool Health and Academic Precinct...
25 Aug 2021

Community Feedback Sought For Heathcote Road Upgrade At Moorebank

Transport for NSW is seeking feedback from road users, local businesses and the community on plans to widen a 300-metre stretch of Heathcote Road at Moorebank. State Member for Holsworthy, Melanie Gibbons MP, said Transport for NSW is investigating her request for a future upgrade of Heathcote Road, including an...