2017 media releases
Bus brings budget boost for small business in Cowra10 July 2017
NSW Department of Industry - Small Business
Small business owners in and around Cowra can hop on board the bus tomorrow (11 July) where they can receive independent advice from experienced business advisors.
$200 million to build stronger country communities9 July 2017
Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW
Regional NSW is set to embark on a local infrastructure boom with applications open for the first round of the $200 million Stronger Country Communities Fund announced in the 2017-18 NSW Budget.
New campus for Nambucca Vocational College7 July 2017
Deputy Premier and Minister for Skills
The opening of a new campus for the Nambucca Vocational College is welcome news for people in the region who want to upskill with the help of the NSW Government to work in the growing aged care sector.
Land Negotiation Program steps up6 July 2017
Minister for Lands and Forestry and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs
The NSW Government is calling for interested local governments and local Aboriginal Land Councils to join the next phase of the Land Negotiation Program.
NSW Government launches new Bathurst incubator4 July 2017
Deputy Premier and Minister for Small Business and Minister for Lands and Forestry
The NSW Government will open Bathurst’s first start-up incubator to nurture and accelerate the growth of new businesses and jobs for the Central West.
Small business changes from 1 July1 July 2017
Deputy Premier and Minister for Small Business
NSW small business will benefit from a range of legislative changes that will come into effect today, Saturday 1 July.
Morris Iemma to lead Greyhound Racing NSW30 June 2017
Minister for Racing
Former Premier Morris Iemma will chair a new five-member board of the reconstituted Greyhound Racing NSW that will run the industry’s commercial operations.
Newcastle to be revitalised with new maritime hub29 June 2017
Deputy Premier, Minister for Regional NSW
The NSW Government today announced funding to renew the Fitzroy Street shipyard slipway to reactivate the Port of Newcastle and the Hunter as a major marine ship repair and maintenance precinct.
New $65 million youth employment initiative29 June 2017
Deputy Premier, Minister for Skills
A new $65 million NSW Government program will target regions with the highest youth unemployment rates to train young people, help them overcome employment barriers, and get them into sustainable jobs.
CSIRO graduates first ON Connect businesses28 June 2017
NSW Department of Industry
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation has graduated its first cohort of companies from ‘ON Connect@Lindfield’, an initiative designed to drive small business innovation and supported by the NSW Government’s $12 million Boosting Business Innovation Program.