Department of Enterprise, Investment and Trade

The Department of Enterprise, Investment and Trade (DEIT) brings together our state’s key cultural, sports, hospitality, entertainment and tourism agencies alongside its leading economic development and investment attraction organisations.


Who we are

The new Department of Enterprise, Investment and Trade (DEIT) was established on 1 April 2022, to drive the NSW Government’s commitment to economic transformation.

Find out about our people and organisation structure.

On this page

Latest media releases

Not-for-profit organisations are encouraged to apply for funding with a new round of the highly popular ClubGrants Infrastructure program now open.

Sydney will come alive during National Science Week (13-21 August), as part of a statewide festival of science which is set to inspire bright young minds and encourage interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

NSW Surf Life Saving Clubs are celebrating the awarding of more than $3.6 million for the upgrade, restoration and construction of surf life saving facilities through the NSW Government’s 2021/22 Surf Club Facility Program.

Read all NSW Government Ministerial media releases

Ministerial media releases

Our Ministers

The Department of Enterprise, Investment and Trade (DEIT) is 1 of 10 clusters of the NSW Government. Our 17 agencies report to 4 Ministers.

Stuart Ayres

Minister for Enterprise, Investment and Trade; Minister for Tourism and Sport; Minister for Western Sydney

Agencies that report to Minister Ayres:

  • Destination NSW
  • Institute of Sport
  • Investment NSW
  • Office of Sport
  • Venues NSW
  • Western Parkland City Authority.
Alister Henskens MP

Minister for Skills and Training; Minister for Science, Innovation and Technology

Agencies that report to Minister Henskens:

  • Investment NSW (specifically the Office of the NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer, R&D NSW and the Innovation and Productivity Council).
Kevin Anderson, NSW Minister for Lands and Water, Hospitality and Racing

Minister for Lands and Water; Minister for Hospitality and Racing

Agencies that report to Minister Anderson:

  • Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission
  • Independent Liquor & Gaming Authority
  • Liquor & Gaming NSW
  • Office of Racing
  • Office of Responsible Gambling.
Ben Franklin looking at the camera, smiling, standing in a blue suit in front of a building and trees

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs; Minister for the Arts; Minister for Regional Youth

Agencies that report to Minister Franklin:

  • Art Gallery of NSW
  • Australian Museum
  • Create NSW
  • Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences
  • State Archives and Records Authority
  • State Library of NSW
  • Sydney Living Museums
  • Sydney Opera House.

Top of page