2011 media releases
NSW Government announces Digital Economy Task Force and Interactive Media Fund12 October 2011
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The NSW Government has announced an Industry Taskforce to develop a Digital Economy Industry Action Plan for the State and $3 million over two years to support creative digital content projects, Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Stoner said.
University of Sydney researcher wins Life Scientist of the Year12 October 2011
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A University of Sydney researcher has won the Federal Science Minister’s Prize for Life Scientist of the Year for the discovery of the first new form of chlorophyll found in 67 years, which has potential applications in solar energy and agriculture.
New Director appointed to NSW Business Office in Abu Dhabi11 October 2011
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Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Stoner today announced the appointment of the NSW Government’s new senior business representative in the Middle East.
NSW Government supporting Opera at the Dish7 October 2011
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The NSW Government is providing $14,000 to Parkes Under the Stars to support Opera at The Dish this weekend.
Productive diversity the key for Multicultural NSW Business Summit5 October 2011
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Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Stoner and Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello are today hosting diplomatic representatives from New South Wales’ major trading partners and key business leaders to explore the economic benefits of cultural diversity.
NSW Government hosts world expert on entrepreneurship27 September 2011
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The NSW Government today hosted a world expert on entrepreneurship, Professor George Foster of Stanford University, as part of its support for the start-up business sector, Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Stoner said.
Taiwanese bank chooses Sydney for first Australian branch21 September 2011
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Sydney’s position as Australia’s financial services capital has been confirmed with another foreign bank choosing the city for its Australian base, Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Stoner said today.
Dimension Data global service centre officially opened at Macquarie Park20 September 2011
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Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner today officially opened the new global service centre of specialist ICT services and solutions provider Dimension Data Australia at Macquarie Park.
Industry Action Plans and taskforces to strengthen and grow NSW economy16 September 2011
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Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner today announced that manufacturing, professional services, the digital economy, international education and research and tourism and events would be the first five sectors targeted by the NSW Government under its Industry Action Plans.
Premier welcomes Indian bank to Sydney15 September 2011
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Premier Barry O’Farrell has welcomed Punjab National Bank’s choice of Sydney for its first Australian office.