Jobs for NSW annual reports
Key highlights 2018–19
Following the re-appointment of NSW Premier Berejiklian and her new Cabinet in April 2019, the NSW Government changed the Machinery of Government (MoG).
On 1 July 2019:
- The NSW Department of Industry, Skills and Regional Development became part of the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment;
- The former NSW Department of Industry was abolished
- Jobs for NSW functions became part of NSW Treasury
Key highlights 2017–18
In our third year, we have continued to support innovative job creating businesses that contribute to the sustainable economic growth of NSW.
Our highlights include:
- In February opening the Sydney Startup Hub, the largest innovation centre of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.
- Selecting seven locations to be sites for the $2.1 million Local Innovation Network to support local entrepreneurs.
- Launching our first pilot cluster program – the New England Agtech Cluster.
Key highlights 2016–17
In our second year, we have remained focused upon meeting the challenge of facilitating job creation, both now and into the future.
Our key highlights include:
- The launch of the Jobs for the Future Report in August 2016, which outlines a 20 year vision for work in NSW, including emerging challenges and opportunities.
- Leading the development of the Sydney Startup Hub, a first-of-its-kind initiative in Australia.
- Developed and launched the Jobs for NSW financial portfolio.
Key highlights 2015–16
As a new organisation the 2015–16 financial year focused on establishing the groundwork to meet the long-term mission of enabling jobs creation now and in the future. Jobs for NSW worked on four significant areas:
- Established the four-year $190 million Jobs for NSW Fund
- Completed our groundbreaking ‘Jobs for the Future’ research
- Managed legacy programs
- Supported regional NSW
In 2015–16, Jobs for NSW managed 95 projects, including projects funded under four Department of Industry programs.