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NSW to invest in Bushfire Strategies in upcoming Budget

NSW government to commit thirty million dollars in the upcoming state budget. In the wake of the devastating Black Summer Fires, the NSW government will commit more spending in the upcoming state budget to bushfire research.  The funding will help the development of bushfire technology

Single-use plastics to be phased out by NSW

A $365 million, five-year strategy is set to be unveiled by the NSW Government in an effort to reduce the amount of single-use plastic used in the state. The program strategy will target straws, stirrers, cotton buds and polystyrene cups as items to be phased

NSW propose $25,000 grant for first home buyers

As home ownership for under 40’s plummets, NSW government seeks overhaul of property tax With Sydney’s median house price exceeding $1.1 million, NSW state government will introduce a $25,000 grant as an incentive to first home buyers entering the market. The grant would look to

Sydney Roosters captain Boyd Cordner announces retirement

The Roosters, NSW and Australia Test captain confirms retirement after repeated head-knocks After a six month absence, Rooster’s captain Boyd Cordner has stepped away from the game due to on-going health concerns post concussion . An emotional Cordner announced his retirement at a press conference

Victorians on notice illegally crossing into QLD

Queensland authorities have announced a crackdown on Victorians entering into Queensland illegally after news broke on Thursday of a couple carrying the virus passing through regional NSW to enter Queensland, four days after lockdown. Since news of the couples illegal entry into Queensland emerged on

Adam Goodes passes on Hall of Fame honour

The AFL legend has rejected the offer in his first year of eligibility The 372-game legend has reportedly rejected an offer to be inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame. The 41 year-old having said that he has moved on from the game post

Are Vaccine Passports The Key To Ending Lockdowns?

Morrison Government set to push ahead in spite of state’s concern Scott Morrison in recent days has pushed his proposed vaccine passports as a way to ensure domestic, quarantine free, travel can occur in the wake of outbreaks. The passport would ensure that Australians- fully