2016 media releases

  1. Aussie startups compete for global business boost

    10 November 2016
    Anthony Roberts MP and John Barilaro MP
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    Fifteen startups will today begin a three-day Sydney workshop as part of a national competition to win places in one of the world’s leading startup support organisations, MassChallenge.

  2. Bank guarantees return as NSW Government tables amendments to Retail Leases Act

    8 November 2016
    John Barilaro MP
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    The NSW Government has today introduced the most comprehensive review of the Retail Leases Act seen in over 20 years to ensure more transparency, certainty and fairness for all parties in the NSW retail leasing sector.

  3. Regional Jobs Now provides fuel for regional business

    7 November 2016
    John Barilaro MP
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    The NSW Government today launched the Regional Jobs Now package to fuel job creation across regional NSW.

  4. Disadvantaged apprentices share in almost $1 million in government scholarships

    3 November 2016
    John Barilaro MP
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    Sixty-six of NSW’s most deserving apprentices will see a boost to their vocational education and training with a $15,000 Bert Evans Scholarship awarded by the NSW Government.

  5. More jobs for tradies with Lismore Hospital upgrades

    2 November 2016
    John Barilaro MP
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    Up to 200 skilled workers, apprentices and trainees will have the opportunity to gain employment as part of a new upgrade to Lismore Hospital as the NSW Government continues to roll out the Infrastructure Skills Legacy Plan (ISLP) across the State.

  6. NSW Government backs smart jobs for Newcastle

    25 October 2016
    Anthony Roberts MP
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    The NSW Government’s Jobs for NSW initiative has awarded $300,000 to a Newcastle-based business incubator to help fast-track the development of smart and sustainable technology in the Hunter region.

  7. NSW Government secures nation's leading startup festival

    21 October 2016
    John Barilaro MP and Anthony Roberts MP

    The NSW Government today announced a new three year deal for Jobs for NSW to support the SPARK Festival, an annual week-long showcase of dozens of events celebrating the best of Australia’s start-up scene.

  8. NSW backs Federal Government move to overhaul vocational student loans system

    5 October 2016
    John Barilaro MP
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    NSW Minister for Skills John Barilaro has welcomed the announcement today by the Federal Minister for Education and Training, Simon Birmingham, of a new Vocational Education and Training (VET) Student Loans program, saying the approach mirrors the NSW Government’s own focus on putting students and quality first.

  9. New High Impact Teams a game changer for regional business support

    4 October 2016
    John Barilaro MP
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    The NSW Government has been busy revolutionising the way vital services are delivered across the State with the introduction of new High Impact Teams, which will be a vital cog in the coordination of assistance to businesses.

  10. Young NSW entrepreneurs backed by $12m program to boost innovation across the state

    15 September 2016
    John Barilaro MP
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    Eleven of the State’s leading universities, and the CSIRO, are partnering with the NSW Government to develop a new statewide innovation network giving start-up businesses access to expertise and resources they need to make their idea a success.