In today’s media, NSW Labor and Unions NSW have wrongly suggested the NSW Government is capping Aussie jobs. In fact, it’s the opposite.
The current contract, awarded by NSW Labor in 2004, uses overseas companies and contains no minimum local jobs or content requirement.
The NSW Liberals & Nationals is ensuring there is a minimum requirement for local jobs.
No contracts have been awarded and there is no requirement for any offshoring as part of the tender.
The tender requires proponents to prepare a small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) participation plan to show how they support local industry including jobs skills and capability
There is no outsourcing of public sector jobs as part of this tender.
This government has an outstanding record of delivering jobs growth, powered by our unprecedented infrastructure program.
Since the NSW Liberals & Nationals were elected, we have created over 500,000 jobs. Figures released just yesterday shows unemployment in Western Sydney at its lowest since records began.