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NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Committed to deliver on the four state outcomes with the goal to achieve sustainable development for future generations.

Message from the Secretary

Jim Betts explains key responsibilities for long-term planning, infrastructure, natural resources, the environment and energy.

Our culture

We're building an inclusive culture that supports and celebrates the diverse voices of our employees and the communities we serve.

Premier's Priorities

We are creating more lovable communities by making greener places and great public spaces.

The Festival of Place

Celebrating the breadth, beauty and possibilities of NSW’s public spaces to encourage people to re-emerge and engage with our public spaces.

Highlights

Great public spaces

Love the place you live through The Festival of Place; an inaugural celebration of public spaces across NSW.

Greening our city

More trees mean more shade, cleaner air and more beautiful places to live.

Water strategy

Consultation is underway on NSW’s first ever statewide 20-year water strategy to strengthen regional and metropolitan water services.

River

Our Place on Country

As part of our Our Place on Country Aboriginal Outcomes Strategy, we're working to make it easier for First Nations People working for the Department to work on country.

Our work

Aboriginal Housing Office

Delivering better housing choices for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in NSW.

Environment, Energy and Science

Working with the community, we care for and protect NSW’s environment and energy.

Housing and Property

Diverse housing, economic activities, public spaces, sustainable water services for NSW.

NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer

Knowledge and research adapted and used to benefit NSW.

NSW Chief Scientist and Engineer

Office of Local Government

Strengthening the sustainability, performance, integrity, transparency and accountability of the local government sector.

Place, Design and Public Spaces

Making people’s lives better by making NSW a great place to live and work.

Planning and Assessment

Innovative thinking to improve statutory planning and assessment systems.

Strategy and Reform

The Strategy and Reform team are focused on developing the long-term direction of the Department’s work and the roadmap for achieving its

Water

The Water group is responsible for ensuring sustainable, secure and healthy water resources and services for NSW.