The NSW Government’s highly successful Return and Earn container deposit scheme has had its second birthday and continues to deliver big wins for the environment and the community.
Parliamentary Secretary for the Environment James Griffin said the people of NSW should be commended with over 2.7 billion containers returned through its state-wide network of more than 640 return points.
Drivers using a mobile phone illegally risk being caught on camera when the NSW Government’s mobile phone detection cameras switch on this Sunday 1 December.
Minister for Roads Andrew Constance said the world-first safety technology will target illegal mobile phone use by drivers through fixed and mobile trailer-mounted cameras.
Travelling between the Northern Beaches and the city faster and more reliably is one step closer with the finalisation of the proposed reference design for Beaches Link.
The Western Harbour Tunnel and Beaches Link program is an important part of the NSW Government’s vision to create an integrated road and public transport network.
Member for Manly James Griffin said the updated proposed reference design for Beaches Link marks an important step towards delivering a state of the art transport network for Sydney.
“This project will connect Sydney’s north unlike ever before, people will be able to spend less time in traffic and more time doing the things they care about thanks to this game-changing piece of infrastructure,” Mr Griffin said.
“Along with the significant time savings we predict for people travelling between the Northern Beaches and the CBD, North Sydney, Chatswood and Macquarie Park, the project will unlock new opportunities for improved public transport, including new and improved express bus services as well as direct bus access to North Sydney to connect with the new Sydney Metro.”