Festival organisers say there has been "no public consultation and no genuine engagement" with industry over the changes.
Around a thousand students studying at 26 private vocational colleges across NSW were left in the lurch last year, after the training institutes were stripped of their funding by the NSW government.
Working seniors will be able to access discounts offered by thousands of NSW businesses, in the Berejiklian government's latest sweetener to older voters.
The Berejiklian government says it has committed $1 billion in funding for homelessness services over the next four years.
The Byron shire will be allowed to restrict Airbnb-style renting to 90 days, lower than the government's proposed 180 day cap.