2015 media releases
More access as resources for regions expands18 December 2015
John Barilaro MP & Anthony Roberts MP pdf149.8 KB
The NSW Government is expanding its Resources for Regions program by giving more regional communities the chance to pitch for a share of millions of dollars in infrastructure funding.
Regional airport projects set for take off16 December 2015
John Barilaro MP & Andrew Constance MP pdf135.8 KB
Minister for Regional Development, Skills and Small Business John Barilaro today announced 17 regional airports will share in $35 million for vital infrastructure upgrades.
NSW named Australia's startup capital4 December 2015
Anthony Roberts MP pdf186.1 KB
NSW Minister for Industry Anthony Roberts today welcomed a survey that has confirmed NSW is Australia’s startup company capital.
More school students learning a trade30 November 2015
John Barilaro MP pdf156.8 KB
The number of school students taking the opportunity to start a vocational qualification while they are at school is on the rise, Minister for Skills John Barilaro announced today.
Statement on Vocation Limited27 November 2015
John Barilaro MP pdf98.2 KB
Minister for Skills John Barilaro today assured students enrolled in subsidiary companies of education group Vocation Limited that they will be able to complete training with full support from the NSW Government.
Jobs for NSW Board and CEO announced26 November 2015
John Barilaro MP and Anthony Roberts MP pdf133.5 KB
Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy, Anthony Roberts and Minister for Regional Development, John Barilaro, today announced the Jobs for NSW Board and its Chief Executive Officer.
Fee-free training for Bluescope workers24 November 2015
John Barilaro MP pdf122.0 KB
The NSW Government is continuing to support BlueScope workers find a job for the future by waiving qualification fees, Minister for Skills John Barilaro and Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward announced today.
Regional NSW continues to deliver new jobs20 November 2015
John Barilaro MP pdf116.3 KB
Minister for Regional Development John Barilaro today confirmed the most recent data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows regional employment in NSW has continued to grow, with over 50, 000 jobs in the year to October 2015.
Horticulture growing regional communities18 November 2015
John Barilaro MP pdf115.6 KB
Australia’s biggest horticultural business has significantly expanded its glasshouse tomato operations at Guyra, creating jobs with support from the NSW Government.
$14 million available for Murray-Darling growth11 November 2015
Warren Truss MP and John Barilaro MP pdf189.6 KB
NSW Murray-Darling communities have an opportunity to secure funding for their region to create more jobs, strengthen and diversify their economies.