About Enterprise, Investment and Trade
The Enterprise, Investment and Trade (EIT) portfolio drives the NSW Government’s commitment to economic transformation and thriving communities in NSW.
What we do
EIT brings together the best people across enterprise, investment, trade, the arts, the visitor economy, hospitality and racing.
We propel the delivery of investment, business, lifestyle, entertainment and cultural opportunities. EIT attracts and supports innovative and prosperous industries and helps NSW business go global.
We do this by:
- attracting and supporting future-focused industries such as the clean economy, digital technology, modern manufacturing, health and life sciences, agrifood, the visitor economy, international education, and defence and aerospace
- creating culturally rich communities across NSW, with access to world class cultural institutions
- ensuring a dynamic, fun, safe and responsible hospitality and racing industry, and vibrant 24-hour cities
- catalysing research and development, commercialisation and entrepreneurship through strong partnerships with business and research communities.
Our agencies and groups
The Enterprise, Investment and Trade (EIT) portfolio comprises groups, agencies, offices, entities and business units.
Founded as the NSW Academy of Art in 1872, the Art Gallery of NSW is committed to making art a vital part of everyday life. We serve the widest possible audience as a centre of excellent for the collection, preservation, documentation, interpretation and display of Australian and international art. We are a forum for scholarship, art education and the exchange of ideas.
Established in 1827, The Australian Museum is a leading voice for the richness of life, the earth and culture in Australia and the Pacific. It is a dynamic hub of information, resources and research covering the region’s most pressing social and environmental challenges.
Create NSW is responsible for furthering the NSW Government’s vision for NSW to be known for its bold and exciting arts and culture that engages the community and reflects the state’s rich diversity. We invest in the success and future of arts, screen and culture in NSW through infrastructure and funding programs.
Destination NSW is the NSW Government agency for the tourism and major events sector. We aim to achieve economic and social benefits for the people of NSW through the development of tourism and the securing of major events. Learn more on the Visit NSW and sydney.com websites.
The Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority (ILGA) is an independent statutory body established under the Gaming and Liquor Administration Act 2007. We review and determine contentious licensing proposals and take disciplinary action against licensees and others where necessary.
Investment NSW is the NSW Government’s economic development and investment attraction group. We reinforce NSW as the most desirable place in the world to visit, study, invest and do business.
Investment NSW incorporates:
Contact us to establish or grow your business in NSW, invest in the state’s priority sectors or export your products around the world.
Liquor and Gaming NSW regulates the liquor, gaming, wagering, casino and registered clubs sectors in NSW. We’re also committed to partnership with industry to support business.
The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) is Australia’s contemporary museum for excellence and innovation in applied arts and sciences. Our venues include the Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo, Powerhouse Museum in Parramatta, Sydney Observatory and Museums Discovery Centre. We are uniquely placed to demonstrate how technology, engineering, science and design impact Australia and the world.
Museums of History NSW brings together the historic houses, museums and collections previously in the care of Sydney Living Museums with the vast archives and records in the NSW State Archives Collection. We provide greater access to these assets and to a broad range of stories about our social, cultural and political histories and identities. The agency also has responsibility for managing and storing government records for NSW public sector offices.
The NSW Independent Casino Commission (NICC) is a statutory authority created under the Casino Control act 1992. We address the risks and harms arising from casino operations through increased regulatory oversight.
The Office of Racing provides racing policy advice and manages legislation to support the effective oversight and economic viability of racing in NSW. We also manage relationships between the NSW Government and organisations responsible for the 3 racing codes – thoroughbred (horses), greyhound and harness.
The Office of Responsible Gambling leads the development of responsible gambling strategies and public policy advice to the NSW Government, while supporting and managing the Responsible Gambling Fund (RGF), the Club Grants Category 3 Fund Infrastructure Grants program and the Community Development Fund.
The Office of the Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission is the independent regulator of the greyhound industry in NSW. We aim to promote and protect the welfare of greyhounds, safeguard the integrity of greyhound racing and betting, and maintain public confidence in the industry.
The Office of the 24-Hour Economy Commissioner is bringing State and Local Governments and industry together to create safe and vibrant opportunities for people to enjoy Sydney.
The State Library of NSW collects and preserves materials and evidence relating to our place in the world and makes them accessible to everyone in NSW and beyond. The library exists to support and encourage research, debate, conversation, inspiration, learning and enjoyment. The State Library of NSW is governed by the Library Council of NSW.
The Sydney Opera House is a World Heritage-listed masterpiece of “human creative genius” that belongs to all Australians. It is Australia’s number one tourist destination and its busiest performing art centre.