2022 Industry News Archive

Updated Timetable: Jobs and Skills Bus Trial for the Shoalhaven

The Local Jobs Program Team has negotiated a partnership with Nowra Coaches to offer an enhanced Jobs and Skills Bus trial to address transport challenges…

Tourism Australia adopts Aboriginal Dual Naming

Tourism Australia is adopting a dual-naming approach for capital cities and other specific locations around Australia by using the known Aboriginal name alongside the English…

Visitor Economy Development Program EOI now open!

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are now open for the Visitor Economy Development Program. Delivered as a key milestone of the Export Ready Industry Development Program,…

Save the Dates | Business Events Educational Workshops

As part of the Business Events Industry Development and Mentoring Program delivered by DSSS in partnership with sector experts Mayvin Global, we will be hosting…

Planning amendments for agritourism update

The Department of Planning, Industry & Environment has released a summary report detailing the submissions received during the exhibition of the Agritourism and small scale agriculture development…

New support payments for SMEs hit hard by Omicron

The NSW Government will cover up to 20 per cent of a small or medium business's weekly payroll as part of a new package of…

Business registrations open for Stay NSW vouchers

The NSW Government is helping the visitor economy bounce back from COVID-19 restrictions with the opening of business registrations for the Stay NSW voucher program and the…

A boost for NSW Tourism, Investment and Trade with re-opening of international borders

The NSW Government has today welcomed news the Federal Government is set to re-open international borders to fully vaccinated travelers from 21 February providing a…

All invited to the 2021 NSW Tourism Awards

The 2021 NSW Tourism Awards will celebrate the outstanding strength, resilience and achievements of the tourism industry in a virtual ceremony on 3 February 2022. Winners…

Business Events Mentor Program registrations extended!

There’s still time to register for the upcoming Business Events Mentor Program, with expressions of interest extended until this Sunday! If you are looking to…

COVID-19 restrictions extended

The NSW Government has extended current COVID-19 restrictions for another month as the State continues to take a measured response to managing the pandemic. Settings…

Register positive COVID test results with Service NSW

From 12 January 2022, people must register a COVID-19 positive result from a rapid antigen test and can do this through Service NSW. This helps…

Business Events Mentor Program EOI now open!

Expressions of Interest (EOI) are now open for the Destination Sydney Surrounds South Business Events Mentor Program. DSSS is seeking expressions of interest from operators…

Industry Survey | Visitor Economy Support

Just three short questions, we’d love your suggestions! DSSS is seeking feedback from business owners and operators, about current challenges and assistance required to help the NSW…

Applications for Land Tax Relief extended until February

Applications for land tax relief will be extended until 28 February to give eligible commercial and residential landowners more time to access the program. Minister…