Media Releases

$201.9 million infrastructure boost to support 24,000 new regional homes

29 May 2024

The NSW Government and councils will together invest a further $201.9 million to fast-track infrastructure in growing regional communities, supporting the delivery of tens of thousands of new homes from Tweed Heads to Wagga Wagga.

Fairer housing targets announced with incentives to councils to build better communities for NSW

29 May 2024

New housing targets that rebalance housing across Greater Sydney, the Illawarra, the Hunter and Central Coast and regional NSW have been released today as the Minns Government announces an incentive scheme to encourage councils to meet these new targets.

NSW Government ensuring Wollongong Faith Communities are safe

28 May 2024

Wollongong faith communities are set to benefit as the NSW Government delivers on its promise to ensure places of worship across the state are safer and more secure with through the Safe Places for Faith Communities Program.

Community invited to learn more about the new Warrawong Community Health Centre

27 May 2024

Communities across the Illawarra are being invited to view the designs for the new Warrawong Community Health Centre, which will deliver enhanced access to health services in the growing region.

New Eurobodalla Regional Hospital development application given green light

27 May 2024

Construction for the new Eurobodalla Regional Hospital has been given the green light, with the State Significant Development Application (SSDA) approved for the project.

Pilot program for Community Housing Providers takes flight!

24 May 2024

Today the NSW Government is launching a new pilot program to help 20 Community Housing Providers (CHPs) navigate the planning system to support the delivery of more affordable and community housing.

Broadmeadow’s future mapped for the next 30 years

22 May 2024

The NSW Government welcomes the City of Newcastle releasing a bold vision for Broadmeadow to outline how housing, employment opportunities and public spaces are developed over the next 30 years.

Birds, bugs and bees the big winners from new biodiversity resource

22 May 2024

A new framework to welcome more nature into our backyards, balconies, rooftops and footpaths has been released, to celebrate Biodiversity Day 2024.

Nan Tien Temple receives State Heritage Recognition

21 May 2024

Nan Tien Temple, a sprawling Buddhist Temple complex located in Unanderra, has been listed on the NSW State Heritage Register as an exceptional example of Buddhist architecture.

Vale Major General Brian (Hori) Howard AO MC ESM (Rtd)

20 May 2024

Illawarra Labor Members of Parliament would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Major General Brian (Hori) Howard AO MC ESM (Rtd), who passed away on Thursday 16 May 2024.