2018 media releases

  1. NSW Government logo

    Finalists chosen for NSW Creative Achievement Awards

    25 May 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    Leaders from the NSW creative industries have selected eight outstanding finalists to contend for top honours at the 2018 NSW Creative Achievement Awards at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney on 12 June.

  2. Mandeep Sodhi, CEO HashChing

    NSW Government backs HashChing with $700,000 loan

    24 May 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    Sydney-based online home loan marketplace, HashChing, is shaking up the industry by giving potential borrowers the chance to bypass the big banks and get a better home loan deal from over 550 community rated mortgage brokers across Australia.

  3. NSW Government logo

    New funding to boost Aboriginal disability services

    23 May 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    Aboriginal businesses operating in the disability services sector have a chance to apply for their share in a new $4.5 million NSW Government program.

  4. NSW Government logo

    Australia’s first astronaut to launch NSW space agency bid

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

    Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Minister for Trade and Industry Niall Blair today announced Australia’s first astronaut would lead NSW’s bid to locate the nation’s first space agency in Sydney.

  5. Turning virtual reality into real business

    18 May 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    How to turn virtual reality into business: Australia's largest virtual reality games café is set to open on Monday in Sydney following support from the NSW Government's Business Connect advisory service

  6. NSW Government logo

    NSW fintech/cyber sights set on London

    16 May 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    Minister for Trade and Industry Niall Blair today announced $15,000 in sponsorship to help five NSW fintech and cybersecurity businesses join a business mission to London from 2 to 5 July 2018.

  7. Rory Treweeke, Grant Barnes and Mark Taylor at Walgett Weir on Barwon River

    NRAR chief visits Walgett water stakeholders

    15 May 2018
    Natural Resources Access Regulator

    Chief Regulatory Officer of the NSW Natural Resources Access Regulator (NRAR) Grant Barnes was in Walgett today to meet with local stakeholders and talk about NRAR’s work to deliver world class regulation and compliance in water management in NSW.

  8. Wrappli car ad example

    Mobile ads to drive earnings for Sydney motorists

    14 May 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    Sydney motorists can now watch their cash grow with their kilometres with the release of a new app that allows drivers to earn up to $600 a month if they wrap their cars in advertising campaigns.

  9. NSW Government logo

    Broken Hill pipeline to leave a skills legacy

    11 May 2018
    Minister for Regional NSW and Skills

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW and Skills John Barilaro was in Broken Hill on the weekend to meet with staff and young apprentices benefitting from the Government’s Wentworth to Broken Hill Pipeline construction project.

  10. NSW Government logo

    Applications open for fintech exchange to India

    10 May 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    The NSW Government is offering 10 NSW financial technology (fintech) startups the chance to go on an intensive one week business development program in India from 24–29 June 2018.