2017 media releases

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    Statement: Resignation of Gavin Hanlon

    15 September 2017
    NSW Department of Industry

    The Secretary of the NSW Department of Industry, Mr. Simon Smith, today accepted the resignation of Mr. Gavin Hanlon, former Deputy Director General at DPI Water.

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    NSW Government backing small business with new loans

    11 September 2017
    Deputy Premier and Minister for Small Business and Skills

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Small Business and Skills John Barilaro today announced the NSW Government-backed Jobs for NSW will target small and medium sized businesses across NSW with a suite of new loan products to help those businesses grow and create jobs.

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    NSW defence companies target exports

    11 September 2017
    NSW Department of Industry

    Team Defence Australia, headed by retired Air Marshall John Harvey, AM and the Department of Defence, are leading a mission to London this week to participate in Defence and Security Equipment International where 12 NSW businesses will be exhibiting.

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    Minister Blair's response to Matthews' interim report

    11 September 2017
    Minister for Primary Industries, Regional Water, Trade and Industry

    Ken Matthews’ interim report into water administration and compliance in NSW has been received by the NSW Government.Minister for Regional Water, Niall Blair, thanked Mr Matthews and his team for undertaking such a thorough and comprehensive investigation so quickly.

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    Ken Matthews' statement on interim report

    11 September 2017
    NSW Department of Industry

    Ken Matthews' announcement regarding his interim report for Independent Investigation into NSW Water Management and Compliance

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    2017 NSW Training Awards winners announced

    8 September 2017
    Deputy Premier and Minister for Skills

    The State’s most outstanding Vocational Education and Training (VET) students and organisations have been honoured at the 2017 NSW State Training Awards at Sydney Town Hall.

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    Finalists named for 2017 NSW International Student Awards

    7 September 2017
    NSW Department of Industry

    Outstanding international students and organisations in NSW have been recognised for their stellar efforts in community engagement with the announcement of finalists for the 2017 NSW International Student Awards.

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    NSW apprenticeships and traineeships increase

    4 September 2017
    Deputy Premier and Minister for Skills

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Skills John Barilaro said new data out today shows the number of people taking up apprenticeships or traineeship in NSW continues to climb in positive signs for the state’s vocational education and training (VET) sector.

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    NSW produce the cherry on top in China

    4 September 2017
    Minister for Trade and Industry

    Minister for Trade and Industry Niall Blair will be in China and Hong Kong this week for his first overseas mission as Trade Minister - a mission to promote NSW produce to the world.

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    NSW startups head to heart of Israeli innovation

    4 September 2017
    Minister for Innovation and Minister for Trade and Industry

    Ten NSW fintech and cyber security startups are headed to the epicentre of Israel’s startup ecosystem next month for a ten-day global innovation masterclass.