2018 media releases

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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.

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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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    Giving our native fish a helping hand before winter

    31 May 2018
    Department of Industry

    Important native fish in the Peel River near Tamworth, including the iconic Murray cod and the threatened freshwater catfish, will enjoy a flush of fresh food washed in from the proposed release of water for the environment from Chaffey Dam in early June.

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    NSW builds advanced manufacturing sector

    31 May 2018
    Minister for Trade and Industry

    The NSW Government today launched a new strategy to transform NSW into a global leader in advanced manufacturing.

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    The Nature Conservancy to deliver $180 million Nimmie-Caira project

    30 May 2018
    Minister for Regional Water

    Some of NSW’s most significant wetlands will be transferred to the world’s largest conservation organisation, which will work to conserve ‘Nimmie-Caira’, the iconic former irrigation property in the state’s south-west.

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    Have your say:
 Snowy Water Licence 10 year review

    31 May 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    The NSW Government is inviting public feedback on a draft report outlining the preliminary findings of the Snowy Water Licence review.

  7. Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte, the next NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer

    Robotics expert named NSW Chief Scientist

    29 May 2018
    Premier of NSW and Minister for Trade and Industry

    The NSW Government has appointed world-renowned robotics expert Professor Hugh Durrant-Whyte the next NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer.

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    Global, local firms encouraged to invest in Aerotropolis

    28 May 2018
    Premier of NSW

    A new city and fully integrated economic precinct to be built around Western Sydney Airport is a step closer with the NSW Government announcing it will fast-track infrastructure and planning while offering local and international businesses incentives to set-up shop at Badgerys Creek.

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    NSW tops nation for exports

    25 May 2018
    Minister for Trade and Industry

    NSW is leading Australia in services exports, with $35.7 billion worth of Australian services exported last year.

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    NSW Government finds pearl in oyster industry

    25 May 2018
    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW and Small Business and Minister for Transport and Infrastructure

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW and Small Business and Minister for Transport and Infrastructure and Member for Bega today announced an equity investment of $3.3 million in Australia’s Oyster Coast.