2012 media releases

  1. Sydney Harbour floating heliport

    19 December 2012
    Andrew Stoner MP
    pdf78.9 KB

    For over two decades, Sydney has been one of the few world cities without a CBD-based heliport – Melbourne has one on the Yarra River at Docklands, New York on the East River, and London on the south bank of the River Thames.

  2. NSW Government's plan for Visitor Economy

    19 December 2012
    George Souris MP
    pdf153.8 KB

    Minister for Tourism and Major Events, George Souris, today released a comprehensive Industry Action Plan in response to the report of the Visitor Economy Taskforce.

  3. Jamberoo expansion brings jobs to Illawarra

    14 December 2012
    Andrew Stoner MP
    pdf95.9 KB

    The State’s biggest theme park, Jamberoo Action Park, just got bigger with a major new expansion set to create more than 50 new full time equivalent jobs for the Illawarra region.

  4. NSW set for growth in digital economy

    13 December 2012
    Andrew Stoner MP
    pdf54.3 KB

    The NSW Government will make Sydney a global magnet for digital and ICT talent and pilot smart work hubs as part of its response to a high-level Industry Action Plan on the Digital Economy.

  5. Wake up call for professional services

    13 December 2012
    Andrew Stoner MP
    pdf53.7 KB

    The professional services sector in Sydney and NSW is at risk of playing only a marginal role in Asia’s future if industry and governments fail to quickly position the sector as a leading, competitive source of high value services to meet the sophisticated demands of the region.

  6. Gear change for manufacturing growth

    13 December 2012
    Andrew Stoner MP
    pdf55.3 KB

    The NSW manufacturing sector will work with the NSW Government to drive improved industry/research collaboration, ease the regulatory burden and create opportunities for SMEs to bid for billions of dollars’ worth of government procurement.

  7. Sydney pitched as Global Talent Hub

    13 December 2012
    Andrew Stoner MP
    pdf60.1 KB

    Sydney’s lifestyle appeal, dominance in the finance, ICT and research sectors, worldclass education offering and highly skilled multicultural workforce will be key selling points in a new campaign to position the Harbour City as a magnet for global talent.

  8. Innovate NSW to position the state for growth

    13 December 2012
    Andrew Stoner MP
    pdf52.7 KB

    The NSW Government has announced a radical new initiative to drive strategic collaboration between SMEs, researchers, major corporations and end-users to develop leading edge products and services in key industry sectors.

  9. NSW Government takes action to drive economic growth

    13 December 2012
    Andrew Stoner MP
    pdf58.6 KB

    The NSW Government today announced a range of initiatives and a new collaborative approach to economic development to drive growth, innovation and productivity in four key sectors of the State’s economy.

  10. Smart hubs to improve work-life balance and increase productivity

    12 December 2012
    Andrew Stoner MP
    pdf41.9 KB

    The NSW Government will work jointly with industry to pilot Smart Work Hubs in outer-metro and regional locations throughout the State, providing local businesses and communities with access to the latest technology and digital facilities.