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Stone & Chalk lands management role for Sydney’s Tech Central Scaleup Hub  

- November 29, 2021 2 MIN READ

Startups impact network organisation Stone & Chalk has won the tender to run the NSW government’s new Scaleup Hub at Tech Central. The announcement came as NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet, and trade and industry minister Stuart Ayres opened the Tech Central Quantum Terminal today. The rest of the project, around Sydney’s historic Central Station building, is due… Read more »

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NSW UNLOCKS: Back to school sooner, more home visitors, bigger weddings & funerals – here’s the new Premier’s accelerated plan

- October 7, 2021 4 MIN READ

Sydney and NSW will reopen faster than planned under revised plans revealed by new Premier Dominic Perrotett. The key changes to the Reopening NSW roadmap from this Monday, October 11, are: 10 visitors allowed in the home (excluding children under 12) Outdoor gatherings increase to 30 (previously 20) Weddings and funerals increase to 100 guests… Read more »

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STATE OF UNLOCKING: NSW will start to ease covid restrictions from October 11 – what you need to know

- September 27, 2021 3 MIN READ

NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian has set dates for the state’s roadmap to reopening, confirming October 11 as when the first restrictions will begin to ease. The announcement came as double doses hit 60% today, with 70% expected to be reached in early October. With the long weekend looming, Berejiklian urged everyone to behave cautiously over… Read more »

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Lockdowns will start to lift in regional NSW from Saturday, while double-vaxxed adults will also have some restrictions lifted: here’s what you need to know

- September 9, 2021 3 MIN READ

Lockdowns in some NSW regions outside of Sydney will be lifted on the weekend, provided they’ve had no Covid cases for 14 days. And stay-at-home orders for adults who’ve had both doses of the Covid-19 vaccine will be lifted after NSW passes the 70% vaccination target, most likely in mid October. The changes are part… Read more »

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CURFEWS, CLOSURES, PERMITS, 4 MORE WEEKS: Sydney Covid restrictions clampdown grows as lockdown extends to October

- August 20, 2021 3 MIN READ

The current lockdown in Greater Sydney, which began on June 26, will now last until at least the end of September, with the NSW government adding further restrictions to the capital’s hotspots, including curfews. Masks will be mandatory when outside your home, except when exercising, everywhere in NSW from Monday, August 23 (including regional NSW… Read more »

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NSW plunged into a 7-day statewide lockdown as the government scrambles to respond to a growing Covid threat

- August 15, 2021 3 MIN READ

Premier Gladys Berejiklian declared a statewide lockdown of NSW late on Saturday afternoon as her government scrambles to stem the state’s rising Covid spread. As Sydney enters its eighth week of lockdown, the decision, just hours after the Premier announced tougher restrictions for Sydney residents, bigger fines for breaches and more police enforcement, in response… Read more »

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Morrison government chips in $750 million a week for NSW small businesses in lockdown

- July 28, 2021 3 MIN READ

The federal and NSW governments have upped the ante on support packages for small businesses following the extension of the current lockdown to August 28. The extended lockdown has moved both state and federal governments to deliver an expanded COVID-19 Business Support Payment to assist businesses that are doing it tough. Prime Minister Scott Morrison… Read more »