Western Sydney is home to over a quarter of the New South Wales population and is experiencing faster population and employment growth than the rest of the State. This growth demonstrates that Western Sydney is transforming and the Government remains committed to its long-term vision as a productive, sustainable and liveable place.
The Greater Sydney Commissions Greater Sydney Region Plan, A Metropolis of Three Cities, is crucial in not only setting a vision for Sydney’s future, but delivering it. The strategy sets out the plan to create a Greater Sydney where most people can live within 30 minutes of their work, schools, hospitals and great outdoor spaces.
In March 2018, the NSW and Commonwealth Governments, together with eight local councils of Western Sydney, signed the Western Sydney City Deal. The deal is a 20-year agreement to deliver a once-in-a-generation transformation of Western Sydney, building on the Commonwealth Government’s $5.3 billion investment in the Western
The Western Sydney City Deal includes commitments from all levels of government to drive investment, development and job opportunities. It also includes measures to maintain and enhance Western Sydney’s unique character by improving community infrastructure to enable healthy, active communities.
In addition, the State Infrastructure Strategy identifies areas where investment is required to support the region’s long-term development.
The Government is acting to deliver on these strategies and recognises that innovative approaches are necessary for planning and investment in Western Sydney.