Regional Development

Aerial view of Moree Image credit: Destination NSW

The Regional Development team works with regional communities, stakeholders and state and local government to improve local and regional services, promote economic development and deliver state wide programs to improve the economic and social wellbeing of people living and working in regional NSW.

There are seven Regional Development offices and over 120 Regional Development staff across regional NSW, creating opportunities to better understand and support the priorities of rural and regional communities.

Regions of NSW and regional directors

Map of regional NSW

Contact us

LocationEmail address
Office of the Executive Directorregional.development@regional.nsw.gov.au
Central and Far Westregional.western@regional.nsw.gov.au
Hunter and Central Coastregional.huntercentralcoast@regional.nsw.gov.au
Illawarra Shoalhavenregional.illawarrashoalhaven@regional.nsw.gov.au
New England North Westregional.nenw@regional.nsw.gov.au
North Coastregional.northcoast@regional.nsw.gov.au
Riverina Murrayregional.riverinamurray@regional.nsw.gov.au
South Eastregional.southeast@regional.nsw.gov.au

Office of Regional Economic Development

The Office of Regional Economic Development aims to strengthen regional communities and economies by promoting regional NSW as an attractive place for domestic and international investment, identifying and activating economic potential, and delivering a diverse range programs and initiatives to assist businesses to establish, expand and prosper.

Regional NSW offers a wide range of opportunities for people thinking of investing, moving a business or starting a new enterprise.

For more information on investment opportunities go to Invest Regional NSW.

Aboriginal Partnership Programs

The Aboriginal Partnerships program works in collaboration with local Aboriginal community representatives to co-design solutions and utilise NSW Government programs to increase economic participation, grow employment, improve skills and employability and enhance services for Aboriginal people in regional NSW.

Regional Development has a team of Aboriginal Partnerships Coordinators located in each region across NSW.