New South Wales

Kurraba Point, Sydney

NSW Government announces $290m for more green and open spaces

THE NSW Government last week unveiled its new $290 million Open Spaces and Greener Sydney package, which includes $100 million to secure strategic green space, $20 million to build more than 200 new or upgraded playgrounds and $30 million to open up 81 school ovals and playgrounds for public use during school holidays.

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Artist's impression of South East Wilton

New suburb gets the green light at Wilton in Sydney's south west

THE NSW Department of Planning and Environment has given the green light for the development of a new master planned community in Wilton, in Sydney's south west, which will contain around 3,600 new homes for an estimated 9,600 future residents.

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Sun setting over wind farm, Southern Tablelands NSW

NSW Government approves $643m Liverpool Range Wind Farm

NSW Planning and Housing Minister Anthony Roberts last week announced approval of the $643 million Liverpool Range Wind Farm, which will generate almost one gigawatt of electricity – enough to power approximately 500,000 homes.

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Artist's impression of the originally-proposed rebuilt ANZ Stadium

Sydney's ANZ Stadium to be refurbished into a rectangular stadium

FOLLOWING receipt of business cases from Infrastructure NSW, the State Government last week announced it will not proceed with knocking down ANZ Stadium (Stadium Australia) and will instead undertake a refurbishment of the existing facility into a rectangular stadium.

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Sydney As A 24-Hour City

Sydney as a 24-Hour City: Committee for Sydney releases findings

GREATER Sydney's night-time economy would be boosted by keeping art galleries and museums open later, extending late-night shopping to Fridays and Saturdays, and allowing night-time operating hours for community pools, gyms and libraries.

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