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Expo Dubai Push to Spur International Education Recovery

Prospective international students, their parents and industry agents are the audience for the NSW Government’s latest activity at the six-month Expo 2020 Dubai, reinforcing NSW’s position as Australia’s first-choice destination for international students.

NSW to turbocharge economic growth with new department

The Department of Enterprise, Investment and Trade (DEIT), a new NSW Government department, is open for business from today reinforcing the state’s commitment to economic development, job creation, innovation, new technologies, and liveability.

Applications open for Study NSW Partner Projects

Education providers, businesses and community organisations are encouraged to apply for funding through the Study NSW Partner Projects program, to deliver projects that engage international students and support recovery of the international education sector in NSW.

Powerful research collaborations on show

Leading researchers and innovators from NSW government agencies and universities are gathering this morning at Parliament House to celebrate outstanding scientific collaborations as part of the inaugural Research Impact Showcase.

NSW ramps up RNA research and development

NSW has taken another step in the fight against pandemics, genetic diseases and cancer with the opening of a specialised RNA research and development facility at the UNSW Sydney.

NSW Government commits to a circular economy

Sustainable, economically viable and environmentally friendly projects have received NSW Government funding through a program which is fostering innovation through the state’s world-leading researchers and companies.

$16 million boost as music, art and performance returns to NSW CBDs

Weekend night markets, pop up performances and a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party family festival are among 25 events and activations sharing over $16 million from the second round of the NSW Government’s CBDs Revitalisation Program across Greater Sydney, Wollongong and Newcastle.

Australia's largest defence and security company boosts jobs in the Hunter

BAE Systems Australia will create 55 new skilled engineering jobs in the Hunter through support provided by the NSW Government’s $250 million Jobs Plus Program to expand the company’s Williamtown base and strengthen the region’s export capability.

Backing for animation jobs as surge for content continues

In a huge boost for NSW’s animation and special effects industry, the NSW Government has committed to supporting the expansion of local production house Flying Bark Productions to help create 150 new full time jobs at its Sydney-based facilities.

Global talent to turbocharge NSW economy

Creative, innovative and highly-skilled workers will be an important part of the state’s post-pandemic economic success, with new research by the NSW Innovation and Productivity Council (IPC) highlighting the importance of ‘human capital’.

New taskforce set to reinvigorate NSW modern manufacturing

A new taskforce announced today will renew NSW’s manufacturing sector, with the aim of accelerating adoption and development of modern manufacturing capabilities across industry sectors in Australia’s largest manufacturing state.

1,900 new jobs on the way as businesses choose NSW expansion

The latest recipients of the NSW Government’s $250 million Jobs Plus Program have been announced, with help for autonomous vehicles, robotics, recycling and advanced manufacturing specialists set to support more than 1,900 new jobs across the state.