Tag: NSW government

Light Rail office opens in Parramatta CBD

Parramatta, 11 January 2017: “The opening of the Parramatta Light Rail office right here in Parramatta’s CBD is an important milestone in the project” said Member for Parramatta, Geoff Lee. “The project team is now right in the centre of all the growth happening in and around Parramatta, says a media release from the office […]

January 11, 2017 | 0 Comments More

India Club appeal to Govt for Opera House illumination on Diwali

Diwali, the biggest festival of India in Australia, has its own history. It started with a small group organising Diwali Fair soon after the India Australia Friendship fair. Soon the word spread about the importance of Diwali among the political circles in New South Wales. The popularity brought Diwali to NSW and then Federal Parliaments. Though no community association […]

October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Opera House to be lit up for one day for Deepawali

  As you are aware, the Premier and Minister Dominello are hosting an event to light the sails of the Opera House and NSW Parliament tomorrow night from 8pm.   Media are welcome to attend this exclusive event.   In addition to this, we would like to get the word out in the community that […]

October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Roll up sleeves, Raman tells Blacktown residents for graffiti removal

Blacktown Liberal candidate Raman Bhalla today encouraged residents in Blacktown to roll up their sleeves to help clean up graffiti as part of NSW Graffiti Removal Day on 26 October. Graffiti Removal Day is a joint partnership between the NSW Government and Rotary Down Under aimed at encouraging local communities to get involved in the […]

October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments More

NSW launches new version of live traffic app.

Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay has announced a new version of the Live Traffic App with a text to speech function for motorists while they are on the road. Mr Gay said the Live Traffic App has proven hugely popular already with more than three quarters of a million downloads of the app […]

September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments More

NSW drops electricity prices : Ministers

 Minister for Resources and Energy Anthony Roberts said many NSW households are now enjoying the decrease in their electricity bills, with the deregulation  of the retail electricity market, which has been in effect since 1 July. Mr Roberts said regulated retail electricity customers are now on the transitional tariff which is 1.5 per cent lower […]

August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments More

8,000 extra weekly bus, train services for Sydney since March

Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian on Tuesday 14 April, 2014 announced the NSW Government had introduced almost 8,000 extra weekly public transport services since March 2011, including more than 4,700 in Sydney’s west, says a Transport Ministry’s media release. The extra services include hundreds of extra bus services starting in coming weeks, as the NSW […]

April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Regional Pravasi Bhartiya Divas a ‘success’

The Regional Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (Overseas Indians Day) 10-12 Nov, 2013 connects India with its vast Indian Diaspora, bringing their knowledge, expertise and skills together. The first ever Convention in the Pacific though seventh such convention held outside India was a huge success at Sydney’s Darling Harbour. The Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi and […]

November 14, 2013 | 1 Comment More

Ethnic Media category added to NMM Awards

Cultural diversity means business – that’s the message from Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello, who today launched the National Multicultural Marketing Awards for 2012. “These awards have for 22 years been a beacon for all those who use their language and cultural skills and their knowledge of market needs in their former homelands […]

June 14, 2012 | 0 Comments More

NSW Govt. hails Indian partnership at CeBIT

Acting Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Stoner has welcomed the relationship-building opportunities for NSW and India that will be provided by CeBIT Australia 2012, says a media release. Mr Stoner said that having India as the partner country for CeBIT Australia would provide opportunities to build on the already strong relationship between […]

May 14, 2012 | 0 Comments More