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CBCITY IS THE BEST FOR INNOVATION

The City of Canterbury Bankstown has been recognised as one of Australia and New Zealand’s most innovative companies for its work in waste management services. The prestigious annual list, published by The Australian Financial Review and Boss Magazine, is based on a rigorous assessment process. Canterbury-Bankstown Mayor Khal Asfour said Council was honoured to have been ranked first in the ...

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Every adult in NSW to receive $50 travel voucher

By: Sarah McPhee and Mary Ward All adults in NSW will receive a $50 “Stay and Rediscover” voucher next year to use towards accommodation to boost the state’s tourism sector. NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet announced more than $500 million in investment this morning to “drive tourism opportunities right across the state”, half of which is allocated to the voucher redemption ...

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Gladys Berejiklian’s taxpayer-funded ICAC legal teams costing at least $10,000 a day

By: Crystal Wu Former New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian has been granted approval for a taxpayer-funded legal team worth at least $10,000 a day for her Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) battle. The ICAC is holding its third day of public hearings into whether the former Premier breached public trust while in a secret relationship with former Liberal MP ...

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NSW premier announces financial support measures for tradies and small businesses ahead of summer

By: Elizabeth Daoud The New South Wales government has announced more financial support measures to help businesses reopen with confidence after lockdown. Premier Dominic Perrottet announced a Summer Holiday Stock Guarantee on Tuesday that would allow eligible businesses with an annual turnover between $75,000 and $50 million to apply for a grant of up to $20,000 to compensate for the ...

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Maskless Daniel Andrews hit with two fines for breaching COVID-19 restrictions

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has been hit with two fines for breaching COVID-19 restrictions.Mr Andrews was filmed walking through the state parliament’s car park without a mask on Thursday 7 October.He also did not wear a mask as he approached the media on Wednesday 6 October.On both days, Mr Andrews wore a mask as he was driven to parliament but took it off before ...

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 NSW premier announces financial support measures for tradies and small businesses ahead of summer

  By: Elizabeth Daoud The New South Wales government has announced more financial support measures to help businesses reopen with confidence after lockdown. Premier Dominic Perrottet announced a Summer Holiday Stock Guarantee on Tuesday that would allow eligible businesses with an annual turnover between $75,000 and $50 million to apply for a grant of up to $20,000 to compensate for ...

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 NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet escapes fine for drinking beer standing up

By: Jorge Branco Premier Dominic Perrottet has avoided a fine after he was photographed enjoying a schooner while standing up to celebrate the end of lockdown. On Monday Mr Perrottet appeared alongside Deputy Premier Paul Toole and NSW Treasurer Matt Kean at Watson’s in Moore Park to speak about the reopening of the hospitality industry and relaxed restrictions. Footage showed ...

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NSW faces a shock when COVID-19 disaster payments are cut

  More than one million NSW workers will, within weeks, lose the federal disaster payments that have been sustaining them through the three months of lockdown and for many, it will be a trying time.Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has revealed this week that the disaster payments of up to $750 a week for individuals will wind down once vaccination rates pass 70 percent of the ...

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Dominic Perrottet takes the reins as NSW Premier

By: Kim Chappell There will be no cabinet reshuffle until NSW has worked its way through its re-opening says Premier Dominic Perrottet. “I know how big the challenge ahead is for our state, but I love New South Wales, and that is the passion that will fuel me and fuel my team,” he said. “A stable, united government is vital ...

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