2016 media releases

  1. Setting the bar for high-quality training results

    16 May 2016
    John Barilaro MP and Victor Dominello MP
    pdf414.0 KB

    The NSW Government will provide even greater protection for students studying with Smart and Skilled training providers while employers can be assured of high quality workforce graduates, with two new initiatives announced today.

  2. Industry support for vocational STEM scholarships for the jobs for tomorrow

    11 May 2016
    John Barilaro MP
    pdf209.3 KB

    Minister for Skills John Barilaro today announced that nearly 550 vocational education students across NSW have been approved as eligible for a “Jobs of Tomorrow” scholarship.

  3. NSW Government supports Western Sydney firms

    9 May 2016
    Anthony Roberts MP
    pdf162.7 KB

    The NSW Government is working with Western Sydney University to assist locally based small and medium businesses to enhance their enterprises by connecting with the latest advanced manufacturing innovations and research organisations.

  4. NSW digital industry showcased to the world

    2 May 2016
    Anthony Roberts MP
    pdf148.5 KB

    NSW’s status as Australia’s Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and digital capital was today reinforced with the CeBIT Australia 2016 event kicking off at Sydney Olympic Park.

  5. Pathways to support young and unemployed media release

    11 April 2016
    John Barilaro MP
    pdf129.8 KB

    Young people in regional areas have more support and an opportunity to transition into the workforce as the NSW Government creates vocational education and training pathways for regions with the highest unemployment rates in NSW.

  6. ATLAS lifting the weight of the world off apprentices and trainees

    5 April 2016
    John Barilaro MP
    pdf132.2 KB

    Apprentices and trainees can now get vocational education and training advice and support at their fingertips, thanks to a new mobile app.

  7. Jobs for NSW releases assessment framework

    4 April 2016
    Jobs for NSW

    Jobs for NSW has released a robust assessment framework to provide an effective and transparent guide to investment in job creation projects in New South Wales.

  8. Regions big part of NSW success story

    24 March 2016
    Gladys Berejiklian MP and John Barilaro MP
    pdf130.8 KB

    Regional NSW continues to be a big part of the State’s jobs growth success story with more than 40 per cent of new jobs added over the past 12 months occurring outside Sydney, today’s ABS figures show.

  9. Bert Evans Apprentice Scholarships Open

    15 March 2016
    NSW Department of Industry
    pdf149.6 KB

    Hard working first-year apprentices are being encouraged to apply for a $15,000 scholarship to help them complete the next three years of their training, as applications for the Bert Evans Scholarship are now open.

  10. Regional NSW jobs growth still strong

    26 February 2016
    John Barilaro MP
    pdf132.6 KB

    Data released yesterday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows that regional jobs growth in NSW remains strong.