2018 media releases

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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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    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 department invites water entitlement and other stakeholders to provide feedback on proposed amendments to long-term diversion limit equivalence factors.

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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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    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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    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.

  10. 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.