NSW Government commits $400m to regional jobs

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The NSW Government has revealed it has allocated $400m of its $3 billion Jobs and Infrastructure Acceleration Fund to regional projects. Last week, the government announced $2.4 billion in funding, which included $1.4 billion in accelerated funding for regional projects. This brings the total spend so far to almost $1.8 billion for regional projects. Premier… Continue reading NSW Government commits $400m to regional jobs

Increased capacity for NSW stadiums

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The NSW Government have announced that major sporting events at selected Sydney stadiums will be able to increase their capacity from October 1. Based on updated health advice, Stadium Australia and Bankwest Stadium will be able to host ticketed, seated-only events with crowds increasing from 25 to 50 per cent capacity. The SCG has also… Continue reading Increased capacity for NSW stadiums

NSW commits $160m to federal JobTrainer program

The NSW Government have committed $160 million as part of the federal JobTrainer program, to help people reskill for jobs in the health, manufacturing and construction sectors. In a statement released on Wednesday, Premier Gladys Berejiklian has said: “COVID-19 has presented an unprecedented challenge to our State, and Skilling for Recovery complements our current skills… Continue reading NSW commits $160m to federal JobTrainer program

“Jobs, jobs and more jobs”: $3bn NSW infrastructure spend

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The NSW Government have revealed plans for the $3 billion Jobs and Infrastructure Acceleration Fund to deliver more projects and create up to 20,000 more jobs. The fund, that was initially announced in May, will be put towards more than 30 new and fast-tracked health, education and transport and roads projects to be delivered across… Continue reading “Jobs, jobs and more jobs”: $3bn NSW infrastructure spend