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Cut your power bills is the online one-stop shop for state government websites and schemes to help families and businesses reduce their power bills.

NSW Graffiti Hotline has been established by the O’Farrell Government as part of our election commitment to combatting graffiti vandalism. This website provides information on the NSW Government’s response to graffiti, how you can remove graffiti from your home and how the law deals with graffiti. The hotline can be contacted on 1800 707 125.


Fair Trading Seniors Guide – NSW Fair Trading have produced a comprehensive guide to assist our seniors on the complex issues surrounding legal wills, bank accounts and funeral plans.

Planning Ahead Tools – a comprehensive guide to recording your end-of-life wishes in an appropriate legal legal format. It covers a number of topics including legal wills, powers of attorney, enduring guardianship and advanced care planning.

Small Business

Small Business Toolkit this online initiative provides support to aspiring entrepreneurs seeking to open their own small business. Like all small business websites, it takes a fair degree of patience to work through the modules. You may also want to seek out the Penrith City & District Business Advisory Centre for free face-to-face support. They can be contacted on (02) 4721 5011.

Youth Affairs is a great resource for students, parents and teachers looking to deal with bullying at their school.

The car buyers handbook looks at all the things you need to consider before you actually part with your cash, right through to the steps you should take once you become the proud owner.

Glove box breakdown guide The NSW Government has produced a glove box guide for motorists among a range of measures to reduce crashes in breakdown situations on high speed roads.

Consumer, Trader and Tenancy Tribunal (CTTT)
Preparing for CTTT hearings,How to deal with a rehearing and the appeals process (this includes any complaints about a Tribunal decision); and what CTTT staff can and cannot do (such as provide legal advice).

O’Farrell Government’s Progress


First 2 years Western Sydney Achievements delivering for Western Sydney

First Year Achievements – this report updates NSW residents on the progress made by the O’Farrell Government in our first year in office. – the NSW Government’s central portal to consultation on items of statewide significance. One example of this is the draft strategic land use policies to restrict Coal Seam Gas exploration.

NSW 2021 is a 10 year plan to rebuild the economy,return quality services, renovate infrastructure, strengthen our local environment and communities and restore accountability to Government.

George Souris MP – Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Hosptiality and Racing and Minister for the Arts – Mid Term Achievment Report 2013

Coal Seam Gas

A draft strategic land use policy is currently out for exhibition. It comprises three key documents

  • Draft NSW Aquifer Interference Policy
  • Draft Code of Practice for Coal Seam Gas Exploration
  • Draft Strategic Regional Land Use Plan for the Upper Hunters and New England Northwest Regions

For more information visit the Strategic Lands Use Page at

NSW Long Term Transport Masterplan

Sydney is going to face some major challenges int he future when it comes to unclogging our transit network and catering to future population growth.


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