2019 media releases

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. New Corporate Hotel for Parramatta

    4 February 2019
    NSW Department of Industry

    A new four-star hotel targeted at business travellers to be built in Parramatta by private equity investment company Pro-Invest Group with support of the NSW Government.

  5. Rick Colless, Reg Kidd, Niall Blair, Judy Gosling and Simon Draper sod turning at Orange

    Sod has turned on Orange's new house of ag

    25 January 2019
    Minister for Primary Industries

    Minister for Primary Industries today turned the first sod of the new Department of Primary Industries building on the site of the old Orange hospital.

  6. Taylor Martin MLC, Minister for Trade and Industry Niall Blair and Dean Epps, General Manager, Life Health

    Recipe to boost food manufacturing sector

    21 January 2019
    Minister for Trade and Industry

    The NSW Government launched a new strategy to support the NSW food and beverage manufacturing industry.

  7. Governor: NSW and India share vibrant relationship

    21 January 2019
    NSW Department of Industry

    The Governor of NSW has returned from an official visit to India where he promoted NSW’s trade and cultural ties and its strengths in the education, technology and food and beverage sectors.

  8. NSW Government logo

    Wagga Harness Racing Track a Group One Event

    16 January 2019
    Minister for Racing

    The future is bright for harness racing in the Riverina, with the new $12 million track at Cartwright’s Hill to host prestigious Group One races from 2020.

  9. Nominations open for 2019 NSW Training Awards

    15 January 2019
    Deputy Premier and Minister for Skills

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Skills John Barilaro today announced the opening of nominations for the 2019 NSW Training Awards.

  10. Engineers tap pipeline to success

    9 January 2019
    NSW Department of Industry

    Sydney startup VAPAR is transforming the way Australian councils and water utilities maintain their stormwater and sewerage assets thanks to technology developed with NSW Government assistance.