2011 media releases
NSW Government announces reform to business migration program26 August 2011
Andrew Stoner MP pdf161.0 KB
Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Stoner today announced several reforms to the NSW business migration program to make it more competitive in attracting high-value immigration to NSW.
Digital marketing made easy for small businesspdf242.1 KB
Small business owners will be able to learn the secrets of e-marketing from one of Australia’s leading digital marketers at a free seminar in Newcastle and Sutherland Shire during Small Business September.
Business skills workshop for Indigenous designerspdf242.9 KB
Aboriginal designers looking to enhance their business skills can get tips from three leading experts at a free workshop in Parramatta.
Western Sydney students celebrate National Science Week22 August 2011
Andrew Stoner MP pdf113.2 KB
More than 900 students from 29 schools across Sydney will descend on The University of Western Sydney’s Parramatta campus this Friday 26 August to take part in one of the region’s largest science and maths expos, Science and Maths Exposed.
New fund to assist Illawarra region22 August 2011
NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell pdf224.0 KB
The Commonwealth and New South Wales Governments have announced a package of measures to assist the Illawarra region, which will be particularly affected by BlueScope Steel’s decision to restructure its manufacturing operations.
NSW Government supports Hunter science events22 August 2011
Minister for Trade and Investment and Regional Infrastructure and Services pdf120.1 KB
Two events being supported by the NSW Department of Trade and Investment’s Science Exposed program will be held in the Hunter over the coming months to encourage high school students to get excited about science and engineering.
Newcastle-based Forgacs secures another two Air Warfare Destroyer hull blocks19 August 2011
Andrew Stoner MP pdf73.1 KB
Newcastle ship builder Forgacs will construct another two hull blocks for the AWD Alliance in its role as a contractor for the $8 billion Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) ship project, Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner today said.
Sydney to host new National Occupational Licensing Authority19 August 2011
Andrew Stoner MP pdf148.9 KB
Armidale research company exports to Europe16 August 2011
Andrew Stoner MP pdf40.8 KB
An Armidale veterinary research company is successfully exporting its services to Europe, highlighting the capabilities of NSW’s high-tech agribusiness sector, Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Stoner and Duty MLC for Northern Tablelands Sarah Mitchell said today.
New strategy will align Northern Rivers visitor services16 August 2011
Andrew Stoner MP pdf91.1 KB
The NSW Government is providing $32,500 towards a project that will align visitor services across the whole Northern Rivers region, Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner announced today.