Investing in Western Sydney

The NSW Government is committed to creating opportunities and improving quality of life for people living in Western Sydney for decades to come.

This Budget invests in transformational infrastructure to build a better future for Western Sydney communities, including.

  • $1.5 billion including $220.1 million in 2022-23 on the Western Sydney Growth Roads Program to accommodate population and employment growth in Western Sydney. Key projects include:

    • Mulgoa Road upgrades (state and federally funded)

    • The Horsley Drive, M7 motorway to Cowpasture Road (state and federally funded)

    • Appin Road Improvements (Commonwealth Government-funded)

    • Spring Farm Parkway Stage 1

    • Mamre Road, M4 Motorway to Erskine Park Road

    • Memorial Avenue, Old Windsor Road to Windsor Road

    • Western Sydney Long-Term Strategic Transport Corridor Preservation.

  • More than $1.2 billion including $205.6 million in 2022-23 towards the M12 Motorway to support the Western Sydney International Airport. The M12 Motorway provides direct access to the airport, running east-west, linking the M7 Motorway and The Northern Road. It will also improve the movement of freight in and through Western Sydney.

  • $680.5 million for Parramatta Light Rail Stages 1 and 2 to continue construction of the Light Rail, from Westmead to Carlingford via the Parramatta CBD and Camellia, and to deliver a new bridge connection across the Parramatta River between Wentworth Point to Melrose Park.

  • $261.9 million towards the establishment of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Facility at the heart of Bradfield City Centre, which ensures Western Sydney will continue to be the heart of Australia's high-tech manufacturing capability.

  • $246.1 million in 2022-23 for the new Powerhouse Museum at Parramatta and expansion of the Museum Discovery Centre in Castle Hill.

  • $243.1 million over three years including $74.0 million in 2022-23 on Prospect Highway, Reservoir Road to St Martins Crescent to improve road safety for all road users, reduce congestion leading to improved travel times, and increase network efficiency.

  • $185.4 million in 2022-23 (as part of a $619.0 million project) for Stage 2 of The Children's Hospital at Westmead Redevelopment.

  • $126.8 million in 2022-23 (as part of a $740.0 million project) for the Liverpool Health and Academic Precinct.

  • $60.0 million to develop a final business case for a south-eastern extension of the Sydney Metro Western Sydney Airport project from the current southern terminus at Bradfield to Glenfield.

Render of the Parramatta Powerhouse Museum site