About our Special Activation Precincts
Special Activation Precincts are world-class, sustainable business hubs. Their goal is to create jobs and fuel economic development across regional NSW.
These hubs build on the competitive and industrial strengths of each region, such as:
freight and logistics
advanced manufacturing and agribusiness
renewable energy and recycling
tourism and hospitality
Read more about Special Activation Precinct Goals and vision
Will be home to a range of industries including food manufacturing, recycling, resource recovery and critical minerals processing.
Sustainable hub of high value production and manufacturing, located on the Inland Rail.
Diversifying the region’s strong agricultural economy, intensive horticulture and food processing opportunities.
Driving year-round alpine tourism to create long-term sustainable growth.
A defence and aerospace hub located beside the Royal Australian Air Force base and upgraded Newcastle Airport.
Opportunities for energy-intensive industries and advanced manufacturing.
We work in partnership with government, business, industry, research institutes and education providers to coordinate and deliver precincts, including:
To ensure strategic land use and infrastructure planning for the precinct.
Streamlined planning and approval processes to cut red tape and provide certainty and confidence to businesses and investors.
To coordinate each precinct's development in line with the social, economic and environmental requirements for each region.
Tailored investment in enabling infrastructure to support local and business needs, which may include roads, utilities, waste management and digital connectivity.
Targeted business and concierge services to attract investment and support businesses to establish and grow in each precinct.
Support for moving to regional NSW
The NSW Government offers financial support to existing businesses and new investors in regional NSW.
Grants of up to $12,500 per worker help attract skilled employees to regional NSW businesses.
The $110 million Regional Investment Activation Fund will co-invest with eligible businesses on projects that deliver significant economic, social and/or environmental benefits for a priority industry or location.