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Regions of NSW

The NSW 2021 plan to make NSW number one divides the state into regions. Summary information about what the Government is doing in each of our regions, including key facts for potential investors and must do activities for tourists, is listed on each of the pages. The pages contain regularly updated news, consultations and key initiatives for these regions along with the details and contact information for each of our Regional Ministers. Simply select a region to find out more.

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Regions of NSW

Featured regional programs and initiatives

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The Resources for Regions program is managed by Infrastructure NSW and the objective of the program is to relieve infrastructure constraints and support NSW communities affected by mining.
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In October 2012 the NSW Government committed to improving road freight productivity by replacing or upgrading bridges over the next five years at 17 key locations in regional NSW.
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The Pacific Highway upgrade is one of the largest road infrastructure projects in NSW. Upgrading new sections and undertaking safety improvements to the existing highway have brought major improvements to road conditions.
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For people wishing to migrate to NSW but do not qualify for subclass 190 visa, you may qualify for NSW nomination for a Skilled Regional Sponsored subclass 489 visa instead.
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The Regional Visitor Economy Fund (RVEF) is managed and administered by Destination NSW and supports investment in the regional New South Wales visitor economy on a matched dollar-for-dollar basis.
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A package to assist primary producers identify and address risks to their farming enterprise, improve permanent farm infrastructure and ensure long-term productivity and sustainable land use, aiding in meeting changes to seasonal conditions.
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The Regional Industries Investment Fund (RIIF) has been established to drive economic growth in regional NSW. Financial assistance is available under this Fund for projects across regional NSW, which result in or promote economic outcomes for the State.
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For the first time, the NSW Government is creating a system to protect strategic agricultural land and water resources, and create jobs and investment for regional communities by providing certainty for landholders and mining companies.