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Market sounding underway for the Western City & Aerotropolis

23 August 2019

Foundation Partners of the Western City & Aerotropolis Authority have been invited to participate in a curation process for the Western Parkland city’s multiversity and advanced manufacturing and research (AMRP) precinct.

It’s the first step in the formal market sounding processes across the AMRP, the Agri-business precinct and a freight and logistic hub and a welcome piece of news for businesses interested in being part of the delivery and operation of Sydney’s future-focused city.

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Siemens smart city offers insights for future of VET

17 August 2019

Premier Gladys Berejiklian today announced the NSW Government is working with German powerhouse Siemens to finalise a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to bring advanced technologies and innovations in vocational education and training (VET) to the Western Sydney Aerotropolis.

Founded in 1847, Siemens is the largest industrial manufacturing company in Europe.

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Western Sydney to be 3D printing capital

16 August 2019

Western Sydney will be the centre of 3D printing in Australia thanks to a new joint initiative between the NSW Government and industry leader GE Additive.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian was in Munich today to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with GE Additive to develop industrial-scale 3D printing at the Western Sydney Aerotropolis.

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New freight hub to open global markets to NSW farmers

16 August 2019

Western Sydney will be home to the most high-tech bio-secure agribusiness facility in Australia bringing innovative jobs to NSW, including water technologists, energy technologists, food technologists and agronomists.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian today signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Berlin with German logistics powerhouse DB Schenker to build what will be a state-of-the-art digital freight and logistics hub at the Western Sydney Aerotropolis.

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Sheffield’s advanced manufacturing facility to support local jobs in Western Sydney

15 August 2019

One of the UK’s leading research facilities will help establish a world-class advanced manufacturing centre at the new Western Sydney Aerotropolis, creating high-quality local jobs.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC), which will become a Foundation Partner at the Aerotropolis.

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Global defence powerhouse looks to western Sydney for future tech

14 August 2019

Global defence powerhouse BAE Systems will help deliver a new cutting edge space research and development facility as part of a university and advanced manufacturing precinct being delivered at the Western Sydney Aerotropolis.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian was at BAE Systems headquarters in London to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the company, which will ensure NSW leads the nation in developing tomorrow's scientists, engineers and mathematicians.

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SUEZ signs MOU bringing smart cities expertise to Aerotropolis

2 July 2019

SUEZ signs MOU bringing smart cities expertise to Aerotropolis Resource management company SUEZ has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Western City & Aerotropolis Authority to help bring its global capabilities in world’s best practice resource management, smart city and energy solutions to the Western Parkland City.

The signing took place on 1 July at the Australian Embassy in Paris, hosted by Australian Ambassador to France, His Excellency Brendan Berne.

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NSW space sector to be boosted

21 March 2019

The New South Wales space sector is being boosted with the development of new space manufacturing capability and the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Australian Space Agency and Berejiklian Government.

To kick start momentum under the MoU, the Morrison Government is investing $2 million to support world class space manufacturing capability at the Western Sydney Aerotropolis to boost and transform the local and national space industry.

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New Agribusiness Precinct to create more Aerotropolis jobs 

4 March 2019

Having already secured major deals with aerospace, defence and education institutions, the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government will now turn its attention to attracting agribusiness to the Western Sydney Aerotropolis. 

Ten MoUs signed to date will contribute to the creation of 200,000 jobs at the Aerotropolis, with Premier Gladys Berejiklian today announcing that a new agribusiness precinct will contribute 2500 direct jobs and support up to 12,000 more. 

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Aerotropolis ready to takeoff with 10 MoUs now in place 

26 December 2018

The Western Sydney Aerotropolis is on track to create 200,000 jobs, with the NSW Government signing the 10th major agreement to attract investment to the Aerotropolis since the Investor Forum in May. 

Premier Gladys Berejiklian committed to deliver 10 MoUs this year and has now delivered with the final commitment to develop a Space Industry Hub from 18 NSW space companies, research and education institutions, as well as the CSIRO – a major coup for NSW. 

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Pharmaceutical training facility for the Aerotropolis

24 November 2018

One of Australia’s leading medicine manufacturers, Vitex Pharmaceuticals, has signed an agreement with the NSW Government for a state-of-the-art pharmaceutical training and research facility at the Western Sydney Aerotropolis.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian said the agreement with Vitex paves the way for the company to invest an initial $10 million in a 10,000 square metre facility to support about 100 jobs and train up to 200 students at a time.

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Hitachi onboard for Aerotropolis takeoff

15 November 2018

The NSW Government is well on the way to creating 200,000 jobs around the Western Sydney Aerotropolis with another one of the world’s largest companies, Hitachi, signing on to participate in the development of the Aerotropolis.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian today joined senior Hitachi representatives including its President and CEO Toshiaki Higashihara at a signing ceremony at Parliament House.

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New Authority to bring Western Parkland City and Aerotropolis to life

14 November 2018

The design and delivery of the Western Sydney Aerotropolis is taking shape with the establishment of the Western City & Aerotropolis Authority (WCAA).

The WCAA will drive local and international investment - the catalyst for job creation and education opportunities across the Western Parkland City.  

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Sydney Markets to secure its future in the Aerotropolis

14 November 2018

The iconic Sydney Markets have joined major international companies and signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the NSW Government to contribute towards the creation of the 200,000 jobs in the Western Sydney Aerotropolis.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian and Sydney Markets Chairman John Pearson today agreed to work together to enable the Sydney Markets to expand into the Aerotropolis.

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Japanese heavyweights commit to the Western Sydney Aerotropolis

16 October 2018

In a major coup for the State, the NSW Government has signed international investment agreements with two of Japan’s biggest multinationals to establish a presence in the Western Sydney Aerotropolis.

Just a year after Premier Gladys Berejiklian visited Japan to drum up investment in NSW, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and the Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group have committed to be a significant part of the Aerotropolis.

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Western Sydney Aerotropolis will be home to major new university

13 September 2018

Four of NSW’s leading universities are joining forces to create a world-class, higher education institution in the heart of the new Western Sydney Aerotropolis.

The project – an Australian first – will have a clear focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, ensuring that young people in Western Sydney are ready for the jobs of tomorrow.

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Global, local firms encouraged to invest in Aerotropolis

28 May 2018

A new city and fully integrated economic precinct to be built around Western Sydney Airport is a step closer with the NSW Government announcing it will fast-track infrastructure and planning while offering local and international businesses incentives to set-up shop at Badgerys Creek.

Premier Gladys Berejiklian hosted the Aerotropolis Investor Forum today in Western Sydney, where more than 250 local and international business leaders gathered to secure their place in Australia’s newest economic zone – a 10,000-hectare greenfield site around the Western Sydney Airport.

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$50 million investment by Northrop Grumman in Western Sydney

15 May 2017

Global defence and aerospace company Northrop Grumman has announced plans for a $A50 million investment in an advanced defence electronics maintenance and sustainment centre at the Badgerys Creek airport precinct in Western Sydney.

The Centre of Excellence - a key part of Northrop Grumman’s commitment to double its workforce in Australia to 1,000 - will support advanced electronics such as communications equipment, electronic warfare equipment and targeting pods.

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