Invest Regional NSW

Attracting investment, helping to grow businesses and generating high-quality jobs across regional NSW

New South Wales map outlining the different regions in regional New South Wales with investment opportunities including North Coast, New England and North West, Orana Far West, Hunter, Central West, Central Coast, Riverina Murray, South East and Tablelands, Illawarra and Shoalhaven. Map also shows location of cities Sydney, Newcastle, Wollongong and Canberra, and highlights the location of New South Wales in context to the rest of Australia in a smaller map showing the full outline of Australia.

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NSW is Australia’s largest, most diverse and dynamic economy and home to Sydney, Australia’s only global city and gateway to the world.

When you invest in regional NSW, you have the opportunity to tap into these opportunities and more. Now, more than ever, Regional NSW is the starting point for businesses, people and ideas that go further.

Regional NSW boasts a highly skilled workforce and is a recognised leader in economic and export sectors including advanced manufacturing, agrifood, defence, clean energy, medical technology, tourism and knowledge services.

Investing in regional NSW provides the lifestyle and cost advantages only a regional area can bring with access to the dynamism and creativity of Sydney.

Key sectors with current opportunities include:

  • Advanced manufacturing
  • Agribusiness and food
  • Defence
  • Freight, logistics and distribution
  • Health and aged care
  • Mining including critical minerals 
  • Professional and financial services
  • Renewable energy including Hydrogen
  • Tourism
Snowy Hydro Scheme aerial view

Invest Regional NSW is a dedicated team that leads investment attraction, promotion and strategy work across regional NSW in collaboration with key partners.

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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.
Construction at the Wagga Wagga SAP

The Regional NSW Investment Attraction Strategy 2022-2027 establishes the key vision, objectives and priorities to make regional NSW the first choice for investors across the globe. 

Aerial view of the regional NSW town Cowra

The $145 million Regional Investment Activation Program supports investors who want to set up in regional New South Wales.

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