2012 media releases
Further innovation and investment secured for the Illawarra12 November 2012
Joint release from Greg Combet MP, Andrew Stoner MP and John Nowland, Bluescope Steel pdf171.9 KB
More than 500 new sustainable jobs will be created in the Illawarra and $48.8 million worth of investment generated by projects supported under the second round of the Illawarra Region Innovation and Investment Fund.
NSW's new sister state Maharashtra strengthens ties5 November 2012
NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell pdf149.1 KB
NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell says NSW’s new sister-state agreement with Maharashtra, India’s leading industrial and finance State and home of Bollywood, is an important step forward in the relationship between the two economies.
Premier launches internship program for NSW students1 November 2012
NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell pdf163.0 KB
NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell has launched a new internship program developed by the Indian IT company Infosys – which will give NSW university students the chance to live, travel and work on cutting edge technology projects in India.
Jobs Plan a major boost for Northern Rivers31 October 2012
Andrew Stoner MP pdf188.3 KB
Acting Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner today announced funding for eight new projects under the Northern Rivers Jobs Plan, signalling a major boost for the region’s economy.
Leading Indian bank expands operations in Sydny31 October 2012
NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell pdf161.5 KB
Premier Barry O’Farrell has announced during his trade and investment mission to India that one of that country’s leading banks will be investing further in Sydney by expanding its current representative office into a full branch.
India's leading business school opens in Sydney30 October 2012
NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell pdf74.7 KB
A new $20 million campus for one of India’s leading post graduate business schools is set to open in Sydney on 1 December 2012, Premier Barry O’Farrell announced in Mumbai during his week-long trade mission in India.
New Bradman Foundation scholarship for Indian students honours 'The Don'30 October 2012
NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell pdf36.5 KB
Premier Barry O’Farrell and former Australian cricketer Adam Gilchrist have launched a new annual scholarship for an Indian student which has been established by the University of Wollongong and the Bradman Foundation.
NSW Government announces travel discounts for international students29 October 2012
NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell and Andrew Stoner MP pdf187.4 KB
The NSW Government has announced public transport fare discounts for international students as part of ongoing efforts to promote the State as a world-class location for international education.
Critical role for NSW in future Asian engagement28 October 2012
Acting Premier Andrew Stoner MP pdf118.5 KB
NSW will play a leading role in enhancing Australia’s engagement with Asia, with the NSW Government set to ramp up its pursuit of closer trade, economic and cultural links.
Premier returns to India for second official visit27 October 2012
NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell pdf147.8 KB
Premier Barry O’Farrell is travelling to India today for his second official visit to the country.