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Expo 2020 Dubai taking NSW businesses to the global stage

Expo 2020 Dubai is officially underway, with the NSW Government offering businesses across the state the chance to take part in the international platform and embrace the opportunity to showcase NSW goods and services to the globe.

NSW's first trade statement maps way for global success

The NSW Government has today released the first ever NSW Trade Statement, a bold plan to transform the State’s exports and trading performance on the world stage, create jobs, and support economic recovery.

NSW Agent General to boost business networks in UK, Europe and Israel

Former Business NSW CEO Stephen Cartwright OAM has been appointed as NSW’s Agent General to the UK and Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner to Europe and Israel, bolstering the state’s representation across one of the world’s leading business and economic regions.

Digital games industry powered up In NSW

NSW is set to become the leading destination for digital game designers, creators, and innovators thanks to a competitive Digital Games Development Rebate that will bolster the state’s strength across the creative industries.

Expert group to support Sydney night-time awakening

An advisory group designed to kickstart the night-time economy has been assembled with experts from across arts and culture, sport, hospitality, live performance, local government, retail, and more.

Pilot plan to return international students

A pilot plan that will see the phased return of fully vaccinated international students to NSW has been given the green light by the Commonwealth Government, with the first flight touching down by the end of this year.

Targeted Covid-19 support for International Students

The NSW Government is urging international students to come forward and get vaccinated, with a reminder they do not need a Medicare card to receive their free COVID-19 vaccine.

NSW Defence Advocate passes the torch to Air Vice-Marshal Kym Osley

A new NSW Defence Advocate has begun his term representing the state’s thriving defence industry, with a renewed emphasis on building resilient campaigns around our maritime industry capability, Guided Weapons and Explosive Ordnance pedigree and delivering new space initiatives in NSW.

Funding boost for a smarter defence industry

Building an innovative and smart defence industry to pioneer research and the development of new technologies, is a key focus of the NSW Government, with $700,000 in pilot and seed funding delivered to cutting-edge collaborative research projects.

NSW Government funding delivers mental health support for international students

International students in NSW will have access to a new digital mental health and wellbeing toolkit, as one of a number of programs that will enhance employability, entrepreneurship and research and development skills, thanks to $360,000 in funding from the NSW Government to support the sector.

Regional NSW students to become the cyber experts of tomorrow

An online careers workshop will give school students in regional NSW an insight into the cyber security jobs of the future, as part of a NSW Government push to inspire the next generation of cyber security experts.

Action on mRNA primes NSW to lead in combating global diseases

The NSW Government has moved ahead in the race to become Australia’s mRNA vaccine manufacturing hub and a global force in the RNA industry.