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    News about New South Wales.

    New South Wales to get contactless travel

    April 18th, 2016

    Australian commuters across New South Wales will be able to pay for public transport with their contactless credit and debit cards from next year, the NSW Government has announced. “A lot of critical work needs to be undertaken in the first stage of this project such as finalising partnerships, working with the finance and contactless payments sector, developing the software and then, in 2017, undertaking a customer trial,” says minister for transport and infrastructure Andrew Constance.

    Nokia promotes NFC in cinemas

    July 24th, 2013

    Cinemagoers in the Australian regions of Victoria and New South Wales won free gifts for interacting through NFC thanks to a promotion run by Nokia and NFC platform provider Tapit. Visitors were encouraged to tap NFC enabled Nokia handsets to NFC lanyards worn by theatre staff for a chance to win, resulting in 1,535 interactions over 96 hours and delivering 242 prizes, says Tapit.

    Sydney picks NFC and QR codes to guide visitors around The Rocks

    July 2nd, 2012

    The New South Wales Government has provided backing for an interactive walking tour of 37 historic sites in The Rocks, the oldest district of Sydney. More