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Powerhouse Digitises Sydney Olympics Treasures

September 16, 2020

THE Powerhouse Museum is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Sydney 2000 Olympics by digitising some of the most iconic objects which were broadcast into lounge rooms around the world. Acting Minister for Sport Geoff Lee said the Powerhouse Ultimo digitisation studio is bringing famous artefacts into a virtual world. “This is a special walk …

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Innovate Tech To Keep Women Safe After Dark

September 3, 2020

Transport for NSW will trial innovative data and technology ideas to improve safety for women travelling on transport at night in Greater Sydney, following the announcement of the winners of the Safety After Dark Innovation Challenge. The projects include artificial intelligence in CCTV to automate the detection of threatening behaviours, using datasets and algorithms to …

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New Sydney Trains Team to Combat Crowding

May 31, 2020

THOUSANDS of passengers are set to benefit from a new Customer Management Team to help keep people safe on the Sydney Trains network. Minister for Transport and Roads Andrew Constance today joined Transport Secretary Rodd Staples and Sydney Trains Chief Customer Officer Suzanne Holden at the new Rail Operations Centre to launch the latest initiative …

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1,800 Business Step Up To Provide Essential Medical Supplies

May 4, 2020

OVER 1,800 businesses from across NSW have answered the government’s call for locals to fill the medical supply chain, helping stabilise stocks of personal protective equipment (PPE) urgently needed in the fight against COVID-19. Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced the government had engaged with more than 1,600 businesses so far and ordered critical items including face …

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New Intercity Trains Ramp Up Testing

April 29, 2020

TESTING is ramping up on the New Intercity Fleet with the first two new trains now travelling on the network under their own power. Minister for Transport Andrew Constance and Minister for Regional Transport Paul Toole were given a close-up look at the progress being made. “When the trains first arrived, on-track testing involved using …

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Nepean Business Park Starts

April 20, 2020

THE investment firm behind the construction of a major new Business Park in Penrith set to create more than 18,000 jobs has dug in on their commitment with site rehabilitation work starting. Penrith MP and Minister for Jobs, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney, Stuart Ayres and Penrith Mayor Ross Fowler announced the start of the …

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Keeping fit at home with NSW sports stars

April 13, 2020

THE NSW Government and top athletes from the NSW Institute of Sport are encouraging communities to keep fit, healthy and active during the COVID-19 pandemic. High Performance at Home is a free online resource which takes the best expertise and sporting knowledge to create online exercises for everyday families. Acting Minister for Sport Geoff Lee …

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Parramatta launches new brand

March 16, 2020

CITY of Parramatta Council has launched a new brand for Parramatta to boost investment, drive growth and increase visitation to Sydney’s Central River City. The new Where it’s AT brand and marketing strategy positions Parramatta as the destination of choice for residents, visitors and businesses. Council has also established a new City Marketing Alliance–partnering with …

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Penrith’s community left in the dark on rail

March 2, 2020

TWO years on from the announcement of a new Metro line connecting the Western Sydney Airport with the existing Western rail line at St Marys and details about the project are ambiguous and unclear.  The Australian and NSW Governments made a non-negotiable commitment as part of the Western Sydney City Deal agreement in March 2018 …

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Light Rail works start at Parramatta

February 6, 2020

  CITY of Parramatta Lord Mayor Cr Bob Dwyer has welcomed the commencement of major works on the Parramatta Light Rail project following an official sod turning at Rydalmere this morning. “It is great to see this critical infrastructure project moving one step closer to becoming a reality with the initial phases of construction underway,” …

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Aerotropolis partners come together

December 17, 2019

ALL the foundation partners committed to a presence in the Western Sydney Aerotropolis have come together for the first time to share their vision for the new Western Parkland City, which will be the catalyst for creating 200,000 jobs. The 18 companies, which specialise in areas across aerospace, defence, manufacturing, healthcare, agribusiness and education, have …

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Sneak peak of the new Western Sydney Airport

December 10, 2019

THIS is a sneak peek at the new $5.3B Western Sydney Airport Design which will be home to tens of thousands of local workers and businesspeople after it opens in 2026. More than 10 million passengers a year will pass to the terminal on international and domestic flights initially. But the sky is the limit …

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