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Reforms to NSW’s mining legislation in the form of new provisions in the Mining and Petroleum Legislation Amendment Act 2022 (amendment Act)

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Critical minerals

The NSW Government continues to drive investment and promote NSW as the preferred destination for investing in critical minerals and high

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Critical minerals

The NSW Government is offering grants of up to $10 million for key infrastructure needed to progress new mining and processing projects to

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The inaugural Secretary of the Department of Regional NSW, Gary Barnes, has announced his retirement from the public service. Mr Barnes has

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Renewable energy

The NSW Government will invest a further $1.5 million to support explorers to search for new deposits of critical minerals and high-tech

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Critical minerals

A new series of NSW Government funded geophysical surveys will take place in the state’s Central West, New England and Far West to gather

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Critical minerals

The NSW Government’s drive to become a major global supplier of critical minerals and high-tech metals will be realised with the


Stockton beach

A solution to the coastal erosion issues plaguing Stockton is significantly closer to being realised with work carried out by NSW Government

Stockton beach

Wollar Site

Regional communities and industries will have greater clarity about the future with the NSW Government today announcing further details


Shenhua Watermark Mine

The NSW Government and the China Shenhua Energy Company Limited (Shenhua) (Shenhua Watermark Coal Pty Ltd) have reached a $100 million

Liverpool plains


A NSW Government funded aerial survey has located potential new mineral deposits and possible new groundwater sources in the state’s Central

Photo showing geologists onsite during an aerial survey


Department of Regional NSW (DRNSW) Secretary Gary Barnes today congratulated Georgina Beattie on her appointment as Deputy Secretary of

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