2018 media releases

  1. Bywash dam at Bourke

    Water regulator maintains vigilance over holiday period

    The NRAR commenced prosecution of a landholder at Euston in the state’s far south west who is alleged to have taken water unlawfully on seven occasions between April 2016 and May 2018.

  2. NSW Government logo

    Aerotropolis ready to takeoff with 10 MoUs now in place

    26 December 2018
    Premier of NSW

    The Western Sydney Aerotropolis is on track to create 200,000 jobs, with the NSW Government signing the 10th major agreement to attract investment to the Aerotropolis since the Investor Forum in May.

  3. NSW Government logo

    Drought relief: NSW Government confirms funding guidelines for $1 Billion Safe & Secure Water Program

    19 December 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    The NSW Government has today released the funding guidelines for its flagship $1 billion Safe & Secure Water Program (SSWP), confirming that during the transition applicants may submit eligible detailed applications under the former guidelines until 1 April 2019.

  4. NSW Government logo

    Community notice: Wilcannia Weir upgrade consultation commences

    19 December 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    The department is pleased to advise that the business case and scoping study for the upgrade of Wilcannia Weir are now available for review.

  5. NSW northern Murray-Darling Basin

    Snapshot of environmental water in the NSW northern basin

    19 December 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    The NSW Government has outlined how it is delivering upon its commitment to better manage environmental water in the NSW northern Murray-Darling Basin.

  6. Mini abbatoir allows farmers to go 'paddock to plate'

    18 December 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    The NSW Government-backed Jobs for NSW is supporting a Central West farmer to develop a mobile abattoir to allow farmers to process their own stock ‘paddock to plate’.

  7. Minister Blair, Pam Brooks, Qunyao Ann Liu at Brookfarm bakehouse Byron Bay

    International students helping Aussie exporters succeed in China

    17 December 2018
    Minister for Trade and Industry

    A leading producer and exporter of macadamia products has tapped into local international students’ knowledge to capitalise on its marketing effort in China.

  8. Access India Program

    NSW tech companies bound for India

    17 December 2018
    Minister for Trade and Industry

    Six NSW technology companies have been chosen for a 12 month incubator program to grow export business in the Indian market under an initiative by the NSW Government and innovation consultancy Fusion Labs.

  9. NSW Government logo

    HSC graduates urged to take up a trade

    14 December 2018
    Deputy Premier and Skills Minister and Minister responsible for TAFE

    Deputy Premier and Skills Minister is urging students receiving their HSC results to consider Vocational Education and Training to secure a rewarding career in a high-paying job.

  10. NSW Defence stand at Land Forces 2018

    NSW defence industry takes wing at Avalon

    14 December 2018
    Deputy Premier and Skills Minister and Minister responsible for TAFE

    Deputy Premier and Skills Minister is urging students receiving their HSC results to consider Vocational Education and Training to secure a rewarding career in a high-paying job.