The $5 billion WestInvest program is funding transformational infrastructure projects to improve liveability across Western Sydney.
$3 billion NSW Government Project Fund
A total of $3 billion is allocated to NSW Government agencies to deliver transformational projects.
$2 billion Community Project Fund
A total of $2 billion is allocated to priority community projects. This includes:
- Local Government Allocation – Approximately $400 million made available to the 15 eligible LGAs to advance local projects, with each local council eligible for between $20 million and $35 million, depending on population size.
- Competitive Round - $1.6 billion allocated through a competitive round of grants open to non-government organisations, including community groups, not-for-profits, Local Aboriginal Land Councils and local councils.
Quality green and open spaces
More parks and healthier natural environments that encourage active lifestyles, restore biodiversity and improve access to the environment. Cleaner natural waterways with improved access for recreation.
Improved access to quality sport, recreation and other community facilities that bring people together and enable a diverse range of activities.
State-of-the-art, cooler and accessible education facilities that can adapt to evolving learning standards and student needs. Infrastructure that prepares students for an increasingly digital world.
Arts and cultural facilities
A broader range of arts and culture venues that reflect the diversity of Western Sydney, encouraging inclusive and regular community participation.
High street activation
Increasing the vibrancy of precincts to increase footfall for businesses. Targeted improvements to public amenities and allowing easier access to essential goods and services within walking distance.
Local traffic programs
Local streets are designed as comfortable, accessible and safe places for people with diverse use needs, including walking, wheeling and cycling.
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