2016 media releases
Support for NSW startups to go international8 September 2016
Anthony Roberts MP pdf139.2 KB
In an Australian first, the NSW Government is collaborating with the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) to take eight NSW fintech and cyber security startups to the Tel Aviv Landing Pad, one of five established by Austrade.
NSW showcases its defence industry to the world6 September 2016
Anthony Roberts MP pdf133.3 KB
Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy, Anthony Roberts, is today leading a delegation of NSW companies to a major international defence industry exhibition to promote the state’s capabilities to potential global buyers.
Maximising benefits from the infrastructure boom6 September 2016
Mike Baird MP pdf84.2 KB
The NSW Government will ensure its record infrastructure investment provides new job opportunities for young people and helps existing workers learn new skills.
Jobs boom for women in regional NSW26 August 2016
John Barilaro MP pdf125.8 KB
Women in regional NSW are securing jobs at record rates according to new data from the Department of Industry that shows 37,000 women secured work in the year to July 2016 (12 month moving average), compared to an average of 9,500 a year over recent years.
First Enforceable Undertaking for new NSW Resources Regulator9 August 2016
NSW Department of Industry
The NSW Department of Industry’s Resources Regulator today announced that it has accepted enforceable undertakings from KEPCO Bylong Australia Pty Limited and WorleyParsons Services Pty Limited.
NSW Government scores Qantas deal for Sydney8 August 2016
Anthony Roberts MP pdf195.4 KB
The NSW Government has struck a groundbreaking partnership with Qantas to secure the airline's new multi-million dollar, state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight simulation facilities for Sydney.
$17.8 million boost for community training4 August 2016
John Barilaro MP pdf134.5 KB
The NSW Government is committing $17.8 million to fund not-for-profit community education providers that help thousands of disadvantaged, regional and remote learners in NSW gain access to formal education and training.
Business women take charge with new online network3 August 2016
John Barilaro MP pdf142.9 KB
The NSW Government today launched the Women’s Online Network (WON), Australia’s first online platform created by female industry leaders to champion and support women entrepreneurs through their business journey.
32 new qualifications on the 2017 NSW skills list29 July 2016
John Barilaro MP pdf168.0 KB
The NSW Government today announced 32 new qualifications will be added to the Skills List for 2017 in addition to the 730 subsidised vocational education and training courses currently on offer.
Innovation boost in the Northern Rivers with $1M grant27 July 2016
John Barilaro MP and Thomas George MP pdf127.1 KB
The NSW Government will boost innovation and jobs growth in the Northern Rivers with a new $1 million, two-year partnership with the Southern Cross University, Lismore Campus.