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  1. Wheat harvester in a wheat field

    $14.7 million to boost agri skills

    The NSW Government is working with peak grain and cotton industry bodies to provide $14.7 million worth of subsidised training over three years to help the NSW agri-sector attract new workers and retain and upskill existing workers.

  2. International Day of People with Disability logo

    Creating jobs for people with disability

    One year after launching the Disability Action Plan, the NSW Department of Industry is celebrating the success of its social procurement program.

  3. Group of people discussing ideas in front of a computer

    New strategy embraces innovation

    The NSW Government launched its new Innovation Strategy on Wednesday 30 November 2016 which is aimed at fostering a culture of new ideas and innovation throughout NSW.

  4. Group of people of different backgrounds sitting in a room

    EOIs open for delivery of Western Sydney and Illawarra Refugee Employment Support Program

    Training Services NSW is calling for Expressions of Interest from non-government organisations for the delivery of an outcomes-focused Refugee Employment Support Program to assist refugees and asylum seekers in Western Sydney and the Illawarra find sustainable and meaningful employment.

  5. Moruya granite boulder being placed onto a trailer with a crane

    Moruya granite rocks national garden

    A 380-million-year-old boulder of granite from the same quarry that supplied the footings to Sydney’s famous Harbour Bridge will be immortalised in Australia’s fledgling National Rock Garden.

  6. Export Awards 2016 Logo

    Finalists announced for state’s top export awards

    The finalists for the 2016 NSW Premier’s Export Awards have been announced.

  7. Medtech networking

    Parliament hosts Medtech ‘speed networking’ event

    The Stranger’s Dining Room at NSW Parliament House was an appropriately named venue this week for Medtech Pitch@Parliament.

  8. Stone & Chalk event

    Stone & Chalk celebrates its first anniversary

    Just one year after opening, Sydney-based financial technology innovation hub Stone & Chalk has nearly doubled the number of its resident start-up companies and seen these companies raise more than $100 million in capital.

  9. The NSW stand at Fine Food Australia 2016

    Best of NSW on show at Fine Food Australia

    A select group of eight of the state’s quality food producers is set to bring NSW flavour to Melbourne’s Fine Food Australia expo this week, presenting their delectable range of goodies to the world on the NSW Department of Industry stand.

  10. Premier, NSW Minister for Skills and NSW Minister for Transport with Sydney Metro apprentices

    Record infrastructure spend to train tomorrow’s tradies

    Minister for Skills John Barilaro, NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Transport Andrew Constance launch the Infrastructure Skills Legacy Program.