2016 media releases
Mobile black spots to be eliminated in NSW16 February 2016
John Barilaro MP pdf129.8 KB
Regional NSW and outer Sydney residents and businesses will be better connected with work now underway to eliminate up to 795 mobile black spots across the State.
Fee-free training for young people in care13 February 2016
John Barilaro MP and Brad Hazzard MP pdf115.5 KB
The NSW Government is extending fee-free scholarships under its Smart and Skilled initiative to young people aged 15-30 years of age who are in, or who have left Out Of Home Care to help them get the skills they need to secure a career.
Scholarships to prepare young people for the jobs of tomorrow29 January 2016
John Barilaro MP pdf126.2 KB
From today, students will have access to $25 million worth of scholarships for those undertaking vocational training in technology-based growth industries.
Hospitality students to train with super chef at world famous Noma restaurant28 January 2016
John Barilaro MP pdf193.9 KB
Hospitality students will have the opportunity to serve part of their training for the Diploma of Hospitality at one of the world‘s best restaurants, when Noma begins its 10-week residency in Sydney on Monday.
Regional NSW leads the nation in regional job growth6 January 2016
John Barilaro MP pdf126.7 KB
Regional NSW was responsible for the highest number of new jobs than any other regional area in Australia, with 70,000 jobs created during the year ending November 2015.