Thanks in part to the government’s sale of public assets, NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has delivered a surplus of $4.5 billion in his first state Budget, along with a strong focus on regional investment.
Over the weekend the NSW Government launched the first release of digital licences, making them available for recreational fishers and people working within the hospitality industry.
The NSW Government has appointed Damon Rees to the newly created role of Government Chief Information and Digital Officer (GCIDO). This will be the most senior tech role within the state government, with all major ICT projects across government to require approval from the GCIDO.
Public servants working for the NSW Department of Finance, Services, and Innovation (DFSI) will be the first to be able to use ridesharing services when travelling for work, as the government looks to reduce its overall travel expenditure.