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Department of Regional NSW

Regional NSW is the largest, most diverse regional economy in Australia.

The new Department of Regional NSW is a central agency for regional issues, building resilient regional economies and communities, strengthening primary industries, managing the use of our valuable regional land, overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources and ensuring that government investment into regional NSW is fair and delivers positive outcomes for local communities and businesses.

  • DPI

    The Department of Primary Industries is responsible for the administration and development of agriculture, fisheries, aquaculture, forestry, and biosecurity in NSW.

  • Local land service 3

    Local Land Services is a regional-focused NSW Government agency delivering quality customer services to farmers, landholders and the wider community.

  • DRG

    The Division of Resources and Geoscience generates prosperity for the people of NSW by fostering the ecologically responsible development of the state’s mineral and petroleum resources through excellence in geoscientific knowledge and efficient regulation.

  • Capture

    The Office of the NSW Cross Border Commissioner identifies and helps resolve issues that occur by being located near a state border.

  • Pacific National Parkes Logistics Terminal aerial near completion

    Regional Growth NSW Development Corporation is delivering on the NSW Government’s bold commitment to drive economic growth and prosperity in regional NSW.

  • Resource regulator

    The NSW Resources Regulator are the state’s work health and safety regulator for mines and petroleum sites.

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    Show your support for country communities and #BuyRegional.

  • Snowy Hydro Legacy Fund image.pdf

    The $4.2 billion Snowy Hydro Legacy Fund is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to invest in major and transformative infrastructure across regional NSW.

  • Invest Regional NSW

    Looking for a place to invest and do business? Now, more than ever, Regional NSW is the starting point for people, businesses and ideas that go further.

  • Burrendong Dam Orana

    The NSW Government is investing an additional $1.7 billion in regional infrastructure to support growing regional centres, activate local economies and improve services.

  • Small business

    The NSW Government is hosting a NSW Bushfire Regional Roadshow to share information on support available for directly and indirectly affected businesses.

  • Regional NSW bakery

    Regional communities affected by the worst drought on record will receive a boost to their local economies as a direct result of the Drought Stimulus Package.

  • Curtains

    What a Relief! is a stand-up comedy tour that takes in 27 drought-affected communities across regional NSW with award-winning comedians Damian Callinan and Rob Carlton.

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    For the first time, the NSW Government has created the Regional Youth Taskforce to engage young people from regional NSW on issues including getting a job, mental health and public transport.

  • City of Goulburn

    The NSW Government's 20-Year Economic Vision sets out a clear pathway for ensuring that Regional NSW will continue to be a vibrant and growing part of our economy, and that people are supported in their decision to live in the regions.

  • Albury

    Supportive communities, shorter commutes and more time with loved ones – these are just some of the reasons people love living in regional NSW.

  • Whod a Thought It Lookout Salty Dingo 5918 North Coast

    The NSW Government is committed to ensuring the people of regional NSW have the best access to essential services and infrastructure. See what's happening in your region.

  • Family of four bicycling the surrounds of Lake Crackenback resort Snowy Mountains courtesy of Destination NSW

    The $300 million Regional Growth – Environment and Tourism Fund invests in infrastructure to increase tourist visitation to regional NSW and create jobs.

  • Aerial image of Port Kembla area

    The NSW Government has established the Port Kembla Community Investment Fund to activate, enhance and build community amenity in Port Kembla.

  • Aerial view of Lismore

    The Centre of Economic and Regional Development provides advice and commentary on economic development policy and action.

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    Subscribe to business news from your region, brought to you by the Office of Regional Development.

  • Wagga Riverside Beach

    A plan focused on providing quality services and infrastructure in regional NSW, aligning efforts to support growing regional centres.

  • Family walking on a board walk down to a beach on the South Coast

    The NSW South Coast is renowned for its high quality marine environments, unspoiled character, beautiful beaches and wide range of nature-based visitor experiences.

  • Newcastle Port promenade

    The NSW Government established the Newcastle Port Community Contribution Fund to support community projects around the Port of Newcastle.

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