2013 media releases

  1. Next stage of Retail leases Act review

    22 November 2013
    Katrina Hodgkinson MP
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    NSW Minister for Small Business and Primary Industries Katrina Hodgkinson today released the Discussion Paper on the Review of the Retail Leases Act 1994.

  2. NICTA CEO to chair State Innovation Council

    18 November 2013
    Andrew Stoner MP
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    National ICT Australia CEO Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte has been appointed to Chair the NSW Government’s Innovation & Productivity Council (IPC), a high level policy advisory group providing guidance on priorities for innovation-led economic development and productivity

  3. Answering the call of the creative industries

    12 November 2013
    Andrew Stoner MP and Katrina Hodgkinson MP
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    Small businesses in the creative industries in Sydney can now access specialised advice that will help them turn their creative passions into sustainable careers, through the appointment of a specialist Small Biz Connect advisor, Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner and Minister for Small Business Katrina Hodgkinson announced today.

  4. Warning Issued to international students

    8 November 2013
    Andrew Stoner MP
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    The NSW Government and the education sector have issued a warning to international students in relation to the activities of the Overseas Students Association (OSA), a subsidiary of the National Liaison Committee (NLC).

  5. Investor migrants' $50 Million infrastructure boost for NSW

    30 October 2013
    Andrew Stoner MP
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    The NSW Government’s efforts to attract more overseas investors through the Significant Investor migrant visa (SIV) have generated a AU$50 million boost which will help to meet the State’s key infrastructure needs, NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade & Investment Andrew Stoner said today.

  6. Changes ahead for regional infrastructure and services

    29 October 2013
    Andrew Stoner MP
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    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner today introduced legislative changes aimed at encouraging more people living in metropolitan Sydney, Wollongong and Newcastle to make the move to the bush.

  7. Small Biz Buses support disaster recovery

    28 October 2013
    Katrina Hodgkinson MP
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    The NSW Government’s Small Biz Buses will be on hand to assist small businesses affected by bushfires to get up and running again, Minister for Small Business Katrina Hodgkinson announced today.

  8. Statement on Closure of Electrolux plant in Orange

    25 October 2013
    Andrew Stoner MP
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    “The planned closure of Australia’s only refrigerator manufacturing plant is a devastating blow to regional NSW and the Orange community,” NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade & Investment Andrew Stoner said today.

  9. Resources for Regions EOI period extended due to bushfires

    23 October 2013
    Andrew Stoner MP
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    Local Councils and community organisations affected by the ongoing bushfires will be given additional time to prepare applications for up to $78 million on offer for infrastructure projects under the second round of this year’s Resources for Regions program.

  10. New South Wales Deputy Premier visits China

    22 October 2013
    Andrew Stoner MP
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    New South Wales (NSW) Deputy Premier and Minister for Trade and Investment Andrew Stoner is visiting China (22-24 October) to promote bilateral trade and investment opportunities.