Reinvigorating our economy
This year’s budget will elevate, innovate and reinvigorate our economy, and help the people of NSW move forward and enjoy their lives, whilst we continue to safeguard the health of the community.
Here’s a breakdown of some of the key measures.
Cost of living
Up to 70 rebates and savings will be available through Service NSW. This adds more than $6 billion (2021-22) in new and existing cost-of-living measures to reduce everyday living costs and encourage involvement in activities to support development and community connection.
Find out more about Savings Finder
For the school year 2022, approximately two days of free preschool per week will be provided to all eligible preschool children, as part of a $150 million Start Strong Free Preschool program.
Learn about the brighter beginnings initiative.
A further $1.1 billion goes into keeping NSW COVID-safe, as part of a $30.2 billion health budget.
Visit NSW Health
A $108.5 billion pipeline of infrastructure is planned in NSW across the four years to 2024-25.
Visit Infrastructure NSW
To support the take up of electric vehicles, the budget rolls out a package of $489.5 million of incentives.
Read more in the NSW Electric Vehicle Strategy.
$200 million over four years will secure future major events and rejuvenate the visitor economy, promoting NSW as the premier state to visit and do business.
News and announcements
- NSW budget to keep economy firing and boost jobs as recovery gathers pace
- $2.8 billion to future proof regional NSW
- NSW budget delivers for disaster-affected communities
- NSW Budget delivers health building boom for regions
- Budget to bolster State's global footprint
- NSW budget a big win for regional students