Department of Regional NSW

The Department of Regional NSW is the agency for regional issues in NSW. 

We work to make regional NSW an even better place to live, work, play and invest in.

What we do

Our department works across government to advise on matters affecting local communities across regional NSW. More than one-third of the NSW population lives regionally, and thousands more spend time in the regions each year for work, study, holidays and events.

We work with local businesses and communities, and we represent and champion regional causes, including:

  • building resilient regional economies and communities
  • attracting key workers
  • boosting regional and rural housing
  • enhancing economic diversification in local communities
  • strengthening the liveability of regional towns
  • finding solutions for cross-border communities and building opportunities for regional youth
  • strengthening primary industries, and managing regional land
  • overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources
  • developing valuable public works infrastructure and ensuring government investment is fair and positive.
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Engage with us

Meet our people

Most of our staff live and work in regional NSW, with direct connections to communities we serve. Find out more about our structure, people, leaders and commitment to regional NSW.

Work with us

Our department has a diverse culture that empowers people to reach their full potential. Find out more about career opportunities that also help drive growth in regional NSW. 

Contact us

We welcome your feedback, inquiries and submissions.

Access department information

Find out how to access our government information, or in relation to contracts and disclosure. 

News and media

Stay up to date with the latest news, announcements and events from the Department of Regional NSW.

Reports and publications

View the department's achievements in relation to our strategic priorities and responsibilities.

Our work

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Our agencies and offices

Our agencies and offices work together to achieve the best outcomes for the people of regional NSW. These cover primary industries, minerals and resources, land services, regional development and more.

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Access our services and programs

Access our Regional NSW pages on grants and funding, business and investment, community programs for regional youth and more.

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Our planning and strategic resources

Planning and strategic documents to inform and drive delivery of regional NSW priorities.

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Contact Department of Regional NSW

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