2018 media releases

  1. Keirra Smith at 2018 World Forum for FDI in Liverpool, UK

    NSW to host world investment forum 2019

    15 June 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    Minister for Trade and Industry Niall Blair said Sydney has won the right to host the 2019 World Forum for Foreign Direct Investment from 17–19 June next year.

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    Response to Sunraysia Daily – letter to editor

    14 June 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    Response to 'Lower-Darling grower slams floodplains proposal: Worse than theft' in Sunraysia Daily (12 June) .

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    $500m for trainees and tradies

    8 June 2018
    Deputy Premier and Minister for Skills

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Skills John Barilaro today announced the NSW Government has signed up to the new National Partnership Agreement for the Skilling Australians Fund (NPA SAF) with the Commonwealth Government.

  4. Michael McCormack, Mick Edwards, Apprentice of the Year and Wes Fang

    Top students named at the 2018 NSW Training Awards – Riverina

    8 June 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    Training Services NSW Executive Director David Collins has congratulated Michael Edwards and Caleb Weir on taking out top honours at the 2018 NSW Training Awards, Riverina held tonight at the Wagga Wagga Rules Club.

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    India beckons for NSW food exporters

    7 June 2018
    Department of Industry

    Minister for Trade and Industry Niall Blair said NSW food and beverage exporters can apply now to join a NSW and Australian Government supported trade mission to Delhi and Mumbai in India in September to explore export opportunities in the booming sub-continent market.

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    Future infrastructure projects to train thousands more apprentices

    7 June 2018
    Premier of NSW, Deputy Premier and Minister for Skills and Minister for Transport and Infrastructure

    Thousands of tradie apprenticeships will be created, with the NSW Government to ensure 20 per cent of trade roles on all future construction projects will be filled by apprentices.

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    BanjoMaps helps visually impaired navigate indoor space

    5 June 2018
    Department of Industry

    When the BanjoMaps founder Anna Wright was diagnosed with a rare eye condition and told she would eventually go blind, it not only changed her life but drove her to help others with visual impairment.

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    Port Kembla selected for new liquid natural gas site

    4 June 2018
    Minister for Trade and Industry

    Port Kembla has been selected as the proposed site for a new $200 million liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal that could supply up to 70 per cent of the state’s gas needs.

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    New Crown land management laws from July

    1 June 2018
    Minister for Lands and Forestry

    A new, more transparent approach to Crown land management comes into effect on July 1, Minister for Lands and Forestry Paul Toole said today.

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    Consultation on proposed amendments to cap factors for water recovery accounting in NSW

    1 June 2018
    Murray–Darling Basin Authority and NSW Department of Industry

    The NSW Department of Industry – Water has today invited water entitlement holders and other stakeholders to provide feedback on proposed amendments to long-term diversion limit equivalence factors for NSW, to replace those originally adopted in 2011.