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Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

COVID-19 (coronavirus)

There is important information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) for community and businesses in NSW.

Learn what you can and can't do, how to self-isolate and what to do if you're unwell

Jobs boost through fast-tracked planning system


The NSW Government will cut red tape and fast-track planning processes to keep people in jobs and the construction industry moving throughout the COVID-19 crisis.
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$10,000 grants to provide fast relief for NSW small businesses battling COVID-19


Thousands of small businesses across NSW struggling to cope with the COVID-19 shutdown will receive grants of up to $10,000 under a new assistance scheme announced today by Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Treasurer Dominic Perrottet and Minister for Finance and Small Business Damien Tudehope.
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Department of Regional NSW to take on urgent needs of the bush


The NSW Government today established the new Department of Regional NSW to better coordinate support for communities, businesses and farmers in the bush that have endured drought, bushfire and flood and now face the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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New rules allow supermarkets to receive deliveries 24/7

Supermarkets across the State are now able to receive deliveries 24 hours a day to restock their shelves under new rules introduced by the NSW Government.
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Water flows into Menindee Lakes

Water from the February rains has flowed to dry NSW outback lakes, with more relief expected to follow.
Water flow at Menindee Lakes after February 2020 rain

Stamp duty relief for bushfire-affected homeowners

The NSW Government will provide stamp duty relief for homeowners who lost their property during the bushfires.
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Projects and initiatives

The NSW Government funds projects and programs to support the state's economy, quality education, trade and investment, and well connected and healthy communities. Find out more about current and planned projects.
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