A NSW Government website

Ministerial media releases

Read Ministerial media releases related to Investment NSW.

New tech adoption to turbocharge NSW productivity growth

Adopting emerging technologies could boost Gross State Product (GSP) by an additional 11.8 per cent to 2035, which is equivalent to $11,600 per person or $27,400 a household.

Jobs boom as Sydney secures Hollywood giant

One of the world’s leading visual effects (VFX) companies will set up shop in Sydney’s Tech Central, thanks to the latest round of the NSW Government’s $250 million Jobs Plus Program.

NSW and Indonesian trade ties strengthened

Trade, investment and collaboration opportunities with Indonesia are set to be bolstered across new growth areas with the renewal of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between NSW and Jakarta.

Leading neuroscientist Glenda Halliday named NSW Scientist of the Year

Internationally acclaimed neuroscientist Professor Glenda Halliday FAA FAHMS from the University of Sydney is the 2022 NSW Scientist of the Year.

Inspiring international students honoured

Social inclusion, sustainability and support for mental health initiatives spanning 17 nationalities topped the list at this year’s NSW International Student Awards.

New incubator program to fast-track startups

Aspiring entrepreneurs will be supported through their startup journey, thanks to a new program which will provide them with the skillset needed to commercialise their ideas and develop successful deep tech businesses.

Funding to fast track bushfire technology

NSW businesses trialling innovative, field-ready bushfire technologies can now apply for the second round of the NSW Government’s Bushfire Technology Pilots Program.

Tech Central Scaleup Hub opens its doors

Sydney’s Tech Central has further cemented itself as the country’s premier technology innovation district with the official opening today of a new scaleup hub on Pitt Street.

NSW top exporters crowned for 2022

Sydney startup HIVERY has been named NSW Exporter of the Year, taking out the top gong at the 2022 Premier's NSW Export Awards, for their innovative artificial intelligence (AI) technology that optimises and transforms retail space planning.

$10 million to tackle the state's big challenges

From solar-powered Wi-Fi to turning plastic waste into 3D printing material, new and innovative ways to tackle the State’s most complex challenges will receive $10 million in NSW Government support.

NSW defence and aerospace companies front and centre at international trade show

Innovative NSW businesses and their homegrown defence and aerospace technology and products will be on show at a major international trade show this week.

Innovative bush fire tech put to the test

High-tech sensors which can predict and detect fires and clean energy solutions for bush fire-affected communities are among five innovative ideas being piloted under a landmark NSW Government research and development (R&D) program.