2018 media releases

  1. NSW Government logo

    NSW says it's time for Basin Plan to pass the test

    13 December 2018
    Minister for Regional Water

    The NSW Government will take a strong negotiating position on behalf of NSW Basin communities at the Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council.

  2. NSW Government logo

    Bionic eye project has sights on human trials

    11 December 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    University of Sydney researchers are a step closer to developing a bionic eye with plans to move to human trials.

  3. NSW Government logo

    Public exhibition begins for Lachlan surface water resource plan

    4 December 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    The NSW Government has commenced public exhibition of the draft Lachlan Surface Water Resource Plan.

  4. NSW Government logo

    New metering rules for NSW water users

    4 December 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    The NSW Government has announced the release of a robust new metering framework to measure and meter non-urban water take in NSW, which commenced last weekend on 1 December.

  5. Mike Rand, Managing Director Blueshore Energy

    UK company chooses Sydney for Australian HQ

    3 December 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    Bluefield Partners has chosen Sydney for the headquarters of a new Australian subsidiary, Blueshore.

  6. NSW Government logo

    Floodplain Harvesting Strategy - upcoming Community Consultations

    30 November 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    The NSW Government has commenced public exhibition of the draft floodplain harvesting monitoring and auditing strategy and announced community meetings in Moree, Narrabri, Narromine, Bourke and Sydney next week.

  7. NSW Government logo

    Cyber security innovation node to build NSW industry

    30 November 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    A Cyber Security Innovation Node will be established in NSW as part of a national network to accelerate the growth of the cyber security industry.

  8. NSW Government logo

    Sitemate secures $1.3 million in startup funding

    29 November 2018
    Deputy Premier, Minister for Regional New South Wales, Minister for Skills, and Minister for Small Business

    Sitemate co-founder Hartley Pike has gone from Sydney site engineer to running a multi-million dollar tech startup with users in 40 countries in just three years, with support from the NSW Government.

  9. NSW Government logo

    NSW Government announces appointment of Murrumbidgee project officer

    29 November 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    The NSW Government appoints David Leslie to the position of Principal Project Officer Lands & Water Division with responsibility for the Murrumbidgee Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment Mechanism program.

  10. NSW Government logo

    Namoi water restrictions eased

    28 November 2018
    NSW Department of Industry

    Temporary water restrictions for general security water users in both the Upper and Lower Namoi regulated river water source have been eased today.