2016 media releases
Defence opportunities abound in Illawarra26 July 2016
Anthony Roberts MP pdf139.1 KB
Several businesses based in the Illawarra will attend Land Forces 2016 - Australia’s prime defence expo in Adelaide in September.
Wollongong uni centre to boost startups19 July 2016
Anthony Roberts MP pdf111.9 KB
Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy Anthony Roberts was in the Illawarra today officially to open the iAccelerate Centre at the University of Wollongong’s Innovation Campus.
Nick Kaye recruited for Sydney School of Entrepreneurship18 July 2016
Anthony Roberts MP and John Barilaro MP pdf133.6 KB
The NSW Government has secured the Executive Director of the Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship, Nick Kaye, to head up the new Sydney School of Entrepreneurship.
Innovation boost in the Hunter with $1M grant15 July 2016
John Barilaro MP pdf127.0 KB
The NSW Government will boost innovation and jobs growth in the Hunter with a new $1 million, two-year partnership with the University of Newcastle.
Boost in travel and accommodation support for regional trainees and apprentices7 July 2016
Troy Grant MP and John Barilaro MP pdf126.6 KB
Trainees and apprentices in NSW will have access to over $6 million to help complete their courses with the NSW Government today announcing a major increase in subsidies for travel and accommodation.
Creating more chances to get a job6 July 2016
John Barilaro MP pdf183.7 KB
The NSW Government has delivered greater choice for students and employers by building a more flexible and demand-driven vocational education system through Smart and Skilled, an independent review has found.
Single Resources Regulator for NSW1 July 2016
NSW Department of Industry pdf74.8 KB
The Department for Industry today announced an internal restructure to create a Resources Regulator to undertake compliance and enforcement of a broad range of activities within the resources sector.
Support for Group Training Organisations to lift apprenticeship completions27 June 2016
John Barilaro MP pdf132.4 KB
The NSW Government is partnering with Group Training Organisations to help deliver a 65 per cent apprenticeship and traineeship completion rate with a $14.4 million investment over the next three years in two innovative programs.
Fourteen community projects shortlisted for a share of $32 million infrastructure funds23 June 2016
John Barilaro MP pdf169.2 KB
Fourteen local economic and social infrastructure projects from around the State have been shortlisted for a share of $32 million in funding available under the NSW Government’s 2015-16 Resources for Regions program.
Green Square to become new education hub22 June 2016
John Barilaro MP pdf181.8 KB
TAFE NSW will assist local businesses, residents and employers by providing training for the future skills requirement of the City and the Inner South of Sydney.