Regional NSW

Regional NSW is home to more than one-third of the NSW population.

More people are choosing to make regional NSW their home, with thriving local communities, greater access to affordable housing, jobs and services, and growing agricultural, tourism and service sectors.


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Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Learn about the department working to protect, support and develop regional NSW.  Information on careers, functions, contacts, our agencies and more.


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Regional Development Roadmap

The NSW Government is taking a fresh approach in how it invests in regional NSW to make sure we can help meet the needs of all communities.


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Programs and funding

Supporting delivery of funded projects in regional NSW.


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Regional Youth

Initiatives to improve lifestyles and outcomes of young people living in regional NSW.


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Regional NSW, make the move

There’s never been more opportunity in regional NSW for essential workers and their families.


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Regional News

Latest media releases. Search by keyword or topic for news across regional NSW.


Bellinger Farm


Planning and strategic documents to inform and drive delivery of regional NSW priorities.


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Regional business and economy

Discover NSW Government services to help you do business in our regions. Link to programs promoting regional growth and prosperity.


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Regional Aboriginal Partnerships Program

Supporting and empowering regional Aboriginal businesses and organisations.

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