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Regional NSW

Regional NSW is the largest, most diverse regional economy in Australia.

Rich with natural resources, regional NSW produces one-third of the total NSW gross state product, with thriving agricultural and mining industries and strong manufacturing, energy, tourism and service sectors.

Home to about 40 per cent of the state’s population, regional NSW is diverse, with resilient and adaptive communities living in places of historical and cultural significance.

Câu lạc bộ bài thiêng vàngWith high levels of natural beauty and accommodating a range of lifestyles, regional locations are attractive places for skilled workers wanting to advance their careers while enjoying the benefits of country living.

Câu lạc bộ bài thiêng vàngRegional NSW offers a wide range of opportunities for people thinking of investing, moving a business or starting a new enterprise.

Buy Regional

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Regional Recovery Programs

Supporting the regions of NSW to recover, rebuild and prosper.
Regional Recovery Programs

Regional Growth Fund

The NSW Government is investing an additional $1.7 billion in regional infrastructure to support growing regional centres, activate local economies and improve services.
Orana Burrendong Dam

Movement restrictions remain in place between some states and territories.
Albury Woodonga Bridge

Snowy Hydro Legacy Fund

The $4.2 billion Snowy Hydro Legacy Fund is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to invest in major and transformative infrastructure across regional NSW.
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The Regional Job Creation Fund supports businesses to establish or expand in regional NSW.
Regional Job Creation Fund

A 20-Year Economic Vision for Regional NSW

The NSW Government's 20-Year Economic Vision sets out a clear pathway for ensuring that Regional NSW will continue to be a vibrant and growing part of our economy, and that people are supported in their decision to live in the regions.
City of Goulburn

Strategic opportunities for gas in regional NSW

The NSW Government is committed to ensuring NSW regional industries are supported by a diverse energy mix as we transition toward lower-emission energy sources.
Gas Plant

Regional Economic Development Strategies

In 2018, the NSW Government assisted local councils to develop Regional Economic Development Strategies (REDS) based on the concept of a Functional Economic Region (FER).
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NSW Government to boost resilience in regional NSW amid COVID-19

Vital infrastructure projects will be fast-tracked in regional NSW to help local industries, councils and communities rebuild and recover from the impacts of drought, bushfire and COVID-19.
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Our regions

The NSW Government is committed to ensuring the people of regional NSW have the best access to essential services and infrastructure. See what's happening in your region.
Whod-a-Thought-It lookout

Our regional NSW

Supportive communities, shorter commutes and more time with loved ones – these are just some of the reasons people love living in regional NSW.
Albury

Port Kembla Community Investment Fund

The NSW Government has established the Port Kembla Community Investment Fund to activate, enhance and build community amenity in Port Kembla.
Port Kembla

Regional Development Framework

A plan focused on providing quality services and infrastructure in regional NSW, aligning efforts to support growing regional centres.
Wagga riverside beach

20-year vision for NSW South Coast marine tourism

The NSW South Coast is renowned for its high quality marine environments, unspoiled character, beautiful beaches and wide range of nature-based visitor experiences.
Family walking to the beach

NPCC Fund

The NSW Government established the Newcastle Port Community Contribution Fund to support community projects around the Port of Newcastle.
Couple walking down newcastle promenade

Due to COVID-19, the NSW Small Business Bushfire Information Session is now available as a webinar. You'll hear from a range of government agencies on the support available to bushfire-affected small businesses.
Female small business owner working in her workshop

Looking for a place to invest and do business? Now, more than ever, Regional NSW is the starting point for people, businesses and ideas that go further.
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The Centre of Economic and Regional Development provides advice and commentary on economic development policy and action.
Aerial view of Lismore

Regional Youth Taskforce

The NSW Government has created the Regional Youth Taskforce to engage young people from regional NSW on issues including getting a job, mental health and public transport.
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