2012 media releases
NSW Premier returns to China for second official visit29 July 2012
NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell pdf113.6 KB
NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell is heading to China today (Sunday) on his second official visit.
Northern Rivers businesses encouraged to apply for NSW Government assistance16 July 2012
Andrew Stoner MP pdf154.6 KB
Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment and Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner encouraged Northern Rivers businesses to apply for NSW Government funding and support to help create new jobs in the region.
NSW to develop Northern Rivers Jobs Plan6 July 2012
Andrew Stoner MP pdf108.1 KB
Acting Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner today announced that a Northern Rivers Jobs Plan would be developed to help Northern Rivers businesses create new jobs to support economic growth in the region.
Creatives invited to contribute to industry plan2 July 2012
Andrew Stoner MP pdf92.3 KB
The NSW Government’s Creative Industries Taskforce is calling for public submissions to help shape the future of the sector over the next decade.
Open forum for small business concerns to be voiced2 July 2012
Katrina Hodgkinson MP pdf123.3 KB
NSW Minister for Small Business Katrina Hodgkinson is today encouraging small business operators in Sydney to meet the Small Business Commissioner and have a say on the Consultation Paper on proposed legislation to support the role of the NSW Small Business Commissioner.
Industry offers vision for NSW economy2 July 2012
Andrew Stoner MP pdf93.0 KB
NSW industry leaders today released more than 50 draft recommendations to position key sectors of the NSW economy for strong growth, resilience, improved innovation and productivity, global competitiveness, and new investment opportunities over the next decade.
Carbon tax cause for genuine concern for small and medium sized enterprises30 June 2012
Katrina Hodgkinson MP pdf169.5 KB
Minister for Small Business Katrina Hodgkinson has today expressed deep concern about the introduction of the carbon tax and its effects on NSW small and medium sized enterprises (SME’s).
New initiatives make NSW a more attractive destination for Chinese tourists, students, and business travellers29 June 2012
Andrew Stoner MP pdf156.6 KB
The trade and investment relationship between NSW and China has many strong prospects for growth, Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Stoner said today in Shanghai at the end of his visit to South Korea and China.
New Land & Water Commissioner, end to royalty holiday, and coal seam gas funds to benefit local communities23 June 2012
Andrew Stoner MP pdf96.2 KB
The NSW Government will appoint a new Land and Water Commissioner, end the royalty holiday for coal seam gas producers, and encourage producers to contribute funds to local projects under a new community benefits initiative, Deputy Premier and Nationals Leader Andrew Stoner announced today.
Deputy Premier promotes NSW in Asia22 June 2012
Andrew Stoner MP pdf113.0 KB
Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Stoner will visit South Korea and China next week to promote NSW’s key trade and investment relationships.