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True Blue state charging ahead with electric vehicle network

NSW is on the road to building the country’s largest electric vehicle charging network. As part of the plan, the state government is currently offering $20 million in grants to establish up to 3,500 electric vehicle chargers in regional areas of NSW. The co-funded grants, ranging from $2000 to $40,000 per site for EV chargers across regional NSW, would boost regional tourism and were part of a $171 million investment in EV charging over the next four years. “EVs are growing in popularity and this will help ensure our regional areas have the charging stations needed to welcome EV-driving visitors,”… Read more »

Next wave of space technology may be produced right here

Workers in Western Sydney will learn to produce the next wave of space technology and high-tech componentry as part of the first industry led short courses rolled out under the NSW Government’s $37 million new education and training model (NETM). Fifteen education providers have been appointed to deliver the short courses, or “micro-credentials”. “Western Sydney University and GE Additive have formed the country’s first industry partnership on metal additive manufacturing which has huge potential to solve manufacturing challenges and create high-skilled, high paying jobs right here in the Western Parkland City,” says Stuart Ayres, NSW minister for enterprise, investment and… Read more »

Solar 30 30 30 target for cheaper power, lower emissions

Solar 30 30 30 target for cheaper power, lower emissions

Local MP Angus Taylor, the minister for industry, energy and emissions reduction, says the federal government is advancing its commitment to ultra low cost solar as a priority technology to help deliver lower emissions, lower energy costs and more jobs. Up to $40 million is being made available through the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to support research and development of solar PV technology to deliver Solar 30 30 30 – the government’s target of 30 per cent module efficiency and a cost of 30 cents per installed watt at utility scale by 2030. Mr Taylor said that ultra low cost… Read more »

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True Blue state charging ahead with electric vehicle network

NSW is on the road to building the country’s largest electric vehicle charging network. As part of the plan, the state government is currently offering $20 million in grants to establish up to 3,500 electric vehicle chargers in regional areas of NSW. The co-funded grants, ranging from $2000 to $40,000Read more »

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Next wave of space technology may be produced right here

Workers in Western Sydney will learn to produce the next wave of space technology and high-tech componentry as part of the first industry led short courses rolled out under the NSW Government’s $37 million new education and training model (NETM). Fifteen education providers have been appointed to deliver the shortRead more »

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Housing supply information at your fingertips

Information that illustrates the supply pipeline of new homes and infrastructure will be available at the touch of a button with the launch of two new online platforms. The platforms are designed to deliver better support planning and investment in NSW. Minister for planning and public spaces Rob Stokes launchedRead more »

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This app definitely not a load of rubbish

With a simple click of a button on council’s new My Waste Bin app, Campbelltown residents can now track their bin collection days, book their kerbside clean ups and check what waste goes in which bin. It will provide a “one stop shop’’ for all waste information that is easilyRead more »

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Tech workshops will help you stay ahead of the digital game

Learn the latest tricks and tips on all things technology at Camden Libraries’ tech workshops this month. Residents aged over 17 years are eligible to book their place at the Oran Park Library. Microsoft Office and Windows 10 basicswill be available on Saturday, 19 June, 10am-2pm, in the Panorama DRead more »

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The future of kerbside parking may be digital

A smart kerbside trial providing real time parking information will be trialled in South Western Sydney. The NSW Government is partnering with Liverpool City Council to deliver a new digital smart kerbs pilot to show in real time where street parking is available. Digital and customer service Victor Dominello saysRead more »

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Showcase will zoom in on local health care innovation

Local research stars and international speakers will be in the spotlight when Health Beyond Research & Innovation Showcase returns later this month. The showcase was postponed in 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic but it is being staged as a series of online Zoom seminars each month until November thisRead more »

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Wollondilly launches customer service portal

Wollondilly residents can now manage and track their own customer service requests online thanks to a new customer service portal launched this week. This will mean requests are actioned quicker and residents will be updated in real time as council acts on the request.  Once logged in, customers can alsoRead more »

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