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Great public spaces

Restoration work begins on Tathra Wharf

2 November 2022

The first stage of a multi-million dollar restoration of Tathra Wharf has got underway to ensure the local tourism icon is enjoyed by the community and visitors for generations to come.

Great public spaces

Darling Harbour ready to roll

25 March 2022

Pop on your skates and get ready to bust a move under the stars, because one of the nation’s most nostalgic pastimes is making a return to the heart of Sydney's CBD.

Crown land

Line of Lode reserve upgrade gets underway

24 February 2022

A $5.67 million redevelopment of Broken Hill’s Line of Lode Reserve has commenced to boost the appeal of the landmark as a tourist attraction for the Silver City.


Red tape relief for business during Omicron

11 February 2022

Building homes and supporting jobs in the construction, retail and hospitality sectors are at the centre of the latest tranche of regulatory relief helping NSW business get to the other side of the Omicron outbreak.

NSW Government plan for Frenchs Forest

24 December 2021

The NSW Government has finalised a new plan for Frenchs Forest that will focus on new homes, jobs, open spaces and infrastructure.

Curtain rises on Special Entertainment Precincts

16 December 2021

Live music and performances in NSW will be given a boost, with a new pilot program that will support councils to establish special entertainment precincts.

$8 million for more greenspace so Everyone Can Play

13 December 2021

More inclusive playspaces will be rolled out across the state, with $4 million to be shared between 29 councils in the fourth and final round of the NSW Government’s Everyone Can Play program.

$50 million to play, splash and roam

4 November 2021

NSW is set for an outdoor renaissance this summer, with the Government providing $50 million in new and improved parks and public spaces.

Red tape slashed for more fun, food, festivals and filming

29 October 2021

Streets across the state will be bursting with culture, flavours, music and laughter under a proposal to permanently slash red tape to allow more live music, arts venues and artisan food and drink businesses.

NSW says Buon Appetito with a $66 million Alfresco Restart Package

14 October 2021

The streets of NSW will come alive post-lockdown, thanks to a raft of initiatives and $66 million in funding that will see alfresco dining, outdoor activations and events return.

NSW Government plan to revitalise Peat Island and Mooney Mooney released

20 September 2021

The NSW Government’s proposal to breathe new life into old assets and open Peat Island to the public, while also revitalising Mooney Mooney with new housing, community facilities and job opportunities, has been released.

New $15 million parklands for Glenfield

19 July 2021

Glenfield will soon be home to 43 hectares of new parkland, including walking and cycling bushland trials and playspaces, on the banks of the Georges River as part of a program to rejuvenate public space in Greater Sydney.