2017 media releases

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    Ken Matthews’ final report into water management and compliance

    30 November 2017
    Minister for Regional Water

    Ken Matthews AO issued his final report on water management and compliance in New South Wales. The final report assesses the progress the department has made to date in implementing the prescriptions of the interim report and offers advice on completing the reform package.

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    Statement from Ken Matthews November 2017

    30 November 2017
    NSW Department of Industry

    I have submitted the final report of my Independent Investigation into NSW Water Management and Compliance to the Secretary of the NSW Department of Industry.

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    Interim report on Travelling Stock Reserves

    30 November 2017
    Minister for Lands and Forestry and Minister for Primary Industries

    The NSW Government remains committed to preserving a viable, well-maintained and connected network of Travelling Stock Reserves across NSW, Minister for Lands and Forestry Paul Toole said today.

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    Crossroads report highlights strong startup growth in NSW

    30 November 2017
    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW, Skills and Small Business

    A new report into startup businesses and has found NSW has more startups than any other state, and more successful startups in multiple industries, thanks to strong and growing government support in the sector.

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    Why students and parents need to look beyond university

    29 November 2017
    Deputy Premier and Minister for Skills and Assistant Minister for Skills

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Skills John Barilaro, and the Assistant Minister for Skills Adam Marshall today said the latest Graduate Outcomes Survey has made a compelling case for students and their parents to look to VET if their ultimate aim is to get a job.

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    Students recognised for Welcome Desk service

    29 November 2017
    NSW Department of Industry

    StudyNSW has celebrated the volunteering efforts of students on the International Student Welcome Desk at Sydney Airport at a ceremony at NSW Parliament House.

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    Drone crop analysis boost for ag sector

    29 November 2017
    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro today announced a collaboration between a private business and the University of NSW, together with the support of the NSW Government has led to the development of new drone technology that helps farmers analyse the health of their crops.

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    Brewing better businesses in the Riverina

    29 November 2017
    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW and Member for Murray

    Member for Murray Austin Evans, and Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro today announced Whitton Voyager Craft Malt will receive NSW Government funding to expand their malting business in the Riverina.

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    Chinese e-tailer launch opens up export opportunities

    24 November 2017
    NSW Department of Industry

    NSW Parliamentary Secretary Jonathan O'Dea has officially opened a Sydney distribution centre for Chinese e-tailer VIP.com, supporting export opportunities for NSW businesses.

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    Cemeteries and Crematoria regulations

    24 November 2017
    NSW Department of Industry

    The StudyNSW team supported the visit from the China Education Association for International Exchange, a not-for-profit organisation for international educational exchanges and cooperation.