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.
With 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.
Regional New South Wales offers a wide range of opportunities for people thinking of investing, moving a business or starting a new enterprise.
Programs and opportunities
Regional NSW offers a wide range of opportunities for people thinking of investing, moving a business or starting a new enterprise.
Office of the NSW Cross Border Commissioner
The Office of the NSW Cross Border Commissioner identifies and helps resolve issues that occur by being located near a state border.
Centre for Economic and Regional Development
The Centre of Economic and Regional Development provides advice and commentary on economic development policy and action.
Support for regional NSW businesses
The NSW Government offers grants and assistance to businesses looking to invest in regional areas.