2016 media releases
$15 million in new money to target more mobile black spots21 June 2016
John Barilaro MP pdf260.4 KB
Accelerating the Mobile Black Spots Program is a key focus of the NSW 2016-17 Budget, with a $15 million commitment to Round 2 of the program, Minister for Regional Development and Small Business John Barilaro has announced.
Budget to support jobs creation across NSW21 June 2016
Anthony Roberts MP pdf255.4 KB
Investment from the 2016-17 Budget will help support jobs creation across NSW, Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy, Anthony Roberts announced, while ensuring the State remains the nation’s entrepreneurial leader for growth areas like ICT, renewable energy and start-ups.
Budget tackles youth employment head on21 June 2016
John Barilaro MP pdf259.9 KB
The new $100 million Smart, Skilled and Hired initiative will target the State’s highest areas of youth unemployment and respond to the high demands for skilled workers in the construction and disability sectors, Minister for Skills John Barilaro announced.
NSW Budget: $25 million for new Sydney School of Entrepreneurship20 June 2016
Gladys Berejiklian MP, Anthony Roberts MP and John Barilaro MP pdf136.9 KB
A new Sydney School of Entrepreneurship will be established with a $25 million investment aimed at placing NSW at the epicentre of entrepreneurship in the Asia-Pacific region.
NSW Jobs of Tomorrow industry partner15 June 2016
John Barilaro MP pdf195.4 KB
NSW Minister for Skills John Barilaro met with local school students, teachers, and employers in Maitland, to welcome the 23rd NSW Jobs of Tomorrow industry partnership.
NSW appoints Defence Advocate15 June 2016
Anthony Roberts MP pdf172.1 KB
Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy, Anthony Roberts, today announced the appointment of distinguished Air Marshal (Ret) John Harvey AM as the NSW Defence Advocate.
NSW Creative Achievement Award Winners Announced7 June 2016
Anthony Roberts MP pdf130.4 KB
Two women and one cultural institution, headed by a woman, have been named as leaders of NSW’s creative industries at an official ceremony today.
Fee-free vocational training for survivors of domestic and family violence6 June 2016
John Barilaro MP and Pru Goward MP pdf180.5 KB
Survivors of domestic violence and family violence will be eligible for fee-free vocational training under Smart and Skilled, in a measure designed to help people across NSW gain financial independence and stability.
Finalists named in NSW Creative Achievement Awards3 June 2016
Anthony Roberts MP pdf134.9 KB
Ten finalists, representing the very best of the creative industries in NSW, are in the running for two awards in the 2016 NSW Creative Achievement Awards, to be announced in Sydney on 6 June, as part of Vivid Sydney 2016.
Craig Dunn joins Jobs for NSW Board24 May 2016
Anthony Roberts MP pdf62.8 KB
Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy, Anthony Roberts, and Jobs for NSW Chairman, David Thodey, today announced that Craig Dunn has been appointed to the board of Jobs for NSW.