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
- Freight, logistics and distribution
- Health and aged care
- Mining including critical minerals
- Professional and financial services
- Renewable energy including Hydrogen
Regional NSW Investment Attraction Strategy
By attracting new investment and supporting existing businesses to expand, we aim to deliver 15,000 jobs and $1 billion in private sector investment over the next five years under the Regional NSW Investment Attraction Strategy 2022-2027.
A snapshot of the strategy highlights the NSW Government’s unprecedented $12.4 billion investment in commercial, economic, social and environmental infrastructure to develop key areas of future growth.
The full report identifies the strong capability of our regions to deliver substantial economic benefits and long-term sustainable growth for companies and communities.
It is underpinned by the $145 million Regional Investment Activation Program that includes $110 million in grant funding, currently open, to support businesses and investors looking to expand or set up in regional NSW.
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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