2017 media releases

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    Update on Matthews' review of water issues in NSW

    30 August 2017
    NSW Department of Industry

    Mr Matthews has completed information gathering for the interim report, and the drafting of this is close to completion.

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    VET 'Doors of Opportunity' open for National Skills Week

    29 August 2017
    Deputy Premier and Minister for Skills

    The “Doors of Opportunity” VET campaign was launched as part of National Skills Week.

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    Researchers add Northern Rivers to large-scale koala survey

    24 August 2017
    NSW Department of Industry

    The NSW Department of Industry’s Forest Science Unit will begin the final stage in its three year acoustic research project assessing the status of koalas in the forests of north-eastern NSW.

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    Sydney's bite-sized Netflix shoots for San Francisco

    24 August 2017
    NSW Department of Industry

    Sydney based company SNACKABLETV is aiming to follow in the footsteps of Netflix, Uber and Spotify after being selected to be a tenant at San Francisco’s global innovation hub RocketSpace as part of a startup Landing Pad program.

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    Premier mining trade show comes to NSW

    23 August 2017
    NSW Department of Industry

    The NSW Government is throwing its support behind the Asia Pacific mining community’s largest and most important trade show which is coming to Sydney.

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    NSW Government backs UNSW with $8.7 million for Quantum Computing

    23 August 2017
    Deputy Premier and Minister for Skills

    The NSW Government today announced it would invest $8.7 million from its Quantum Computing Fund in a new quantum computing partnership led by the University of NSW.

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    Sydney School of Entrepreneurship opens

    16 August 2017
    Deputy Premier and Minister for Small Business

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Small Business John Barilaro today opened the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship, a partnership between all 11 NSW universities and TAFE NSW to develop the entrepreneurs and jobs of the future.

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    NSW Government support for PACIFIC 2017 targets defence growth

    16 August 2017
    NSW Department of Industry

    The NSW Government is making a strong commitment to the state’s defence industry by becoming the Principal Sponsor for the PACIFIC 2017 International Maritime exposition in Sydney in October.

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    Orange hosts Parliamentary hearing

    11 August 2017
    NSW Department of Industry

    Orange will host a Parliamentary regional hearing into opportunities to grow the state's defence industry and into ways to promote regional development.

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    Drones of the future take flight at Cockatoo Island

    11 August 2017
    Minister for Trade and Industry

    Sydney’s heritage listed former naval dockyard Cockatoo Island is now home to a state-of-the-art drone manufacturing operation.