2019 media releases

  1. NSW startup goes from garage to global

    26 February 2019
    NSW Department of Industry

    Sydney startup RoboHelix has captured the attention of Germany’s engineering masters and is providing a boost to NSW manufacturing after developing the world’s first robotic machine for making augur and drill screw segments.

  2. Buluuy Mirrii Designs

    Colleen takes Aboriginal fashion to market with help of UNE SMART Region Incubator

    19 February 2019
    NSW Department of Industry

    Aboriginal designer Colleen Tighe-Johnson is a recent recruit to the University of New England’s SMART Region Incubator, which is a member of the Jobs for NSW Local Innovation Network, and has quickly realised its potential to grow her fashion business internationally.

  3. Rockmelon founders Nicole Rogerson (CEO, Stuart Waite (COO) and Alex Andrew de la Porte

    Rockmelon on a roll with $3 million investment

    19 February 2019
    NSW Department of Industry

    Sydney Startup Hub company Rockmelon has secured $3 million from an angel investor to fund the international expansion of its digital learning platform.

  4. Stephen Attenborough

    Virgin Galactic's Stephen Attenborough announced as keynote speaker for CEBIT Australia

    21 February 2019
    NSW Department of Industry

    Virgin Galactic Commercial Director Stephen Attenborough has been announced as the first keynote speaker for CEBIT Australia 2019.

  5. L-R Red 8 Produce co-founders Anita Taylor and Sarah Burrows

    Local Innovation Network helps Red 8 Produce meat consumer demand

    20 February 2019
    NSW Department of Industry

    Two entrepreneurs from the New England region are out to revolutionise how discerning Australian farmers and consumers process livestock and source their meat.

  6. YEP Careers staff and participants

    Sydney Startup Hub helps Mid North Coast businesses

    14 February 2019
    NSW Department of Industry

    Mid North Coast startup founder Crystal McGregor encourages regional entrepreneurs to use the free Regional Landing Pad at the Sydney Startup Hub.

  7. Luke Young, Founder, Sunshine Cycles

    Local Innovation Network backing Northern Rivers startups

    14 February 2019
    NSW Department of Industry

    Sunshine Cycles’ business journey has accelerated with support from Jobs for NSW Local Innovation Network member Sourdough Business Pathways in Byron Bay.

  8. NSW Government logo

    Initial report into Northern Rivers bottled water released

    13 February 2019
    NSW Department of Industry

    The initial report from the Independent Review of the Impacts of the Bottled Water Industry on Groundwater Resources in the Northern Rivers Region of NSW has been released.

  9. Outpatient Chelsea Hogan with ikki prototype

    Companion robot 'ikki' to help sick kids

    12 February 2019
    NSW Department of Industry

    Startup Ikkiworks has developed a companion robot to help soothe and monitor the vital signs of sick children with support from Jobs for NSW.

  10. NSW Government logo

    Upcoming water community consultations in state’s west

    4 February 2019
    NSW Department of Industry

    Department of Industry, WaterNSW and the NSW Drought Coordinator will meet with the community in the state’s west this week to discuss local water management issues.