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  • Step 1 Preparing the plan

    The Far West Regional Plan is underpinned by a strong evidence base. Data and evidence was gathered and analysed about population change, the regional economy, the housing and employment markets, the location of important environmental and resource areas and natural hazards.



  • Step 2 Plan on exhibition

    The Draft Far West Regional Plan was on exhibition from 21 December 2016 until 13 March 2017.

    • View the online version of the Draft Far West Regional Plan on the Resources tab
    • Download a PDF of the Draft Far West Regional Plan on the Resources tab

    The draft plan has three goals for the region including:

    • A diverse economy with efficient transport and infrastructure networks
    • An exceptional and distinctive natural environment
    • Strong and connected communities
  • Step 3 Submission review period

    We wish to thank the Far West community, local councils, community groups, and peak bodies for having their say on the draft Far West Regional Plan. View the submissions on the Resources tab.

     

    We have endeavoured to remove any personal or sensitive information from your submissions, prior to publishing. If you have any concerns about the submissions, please contact our Western Region office on (02) 6841 2180.

     

    We have now considered the submissions, and the final Plan has been released.

  • Step 4 Plan approved

    The Far West Regional Plan 2036 

    The Far West Regional Plan 2036 is a 20-year blueprint for the future of Western NSW.
     
    Our vision is to create a diverse economy, supported by the right infrastructure, an exceptional natural environment and resilient communities. We will deliver our vision through three goals: 

    • A diverse economy with efficient transport and infrastructure networks 
    • Exceptional semi-arid rangelands traversed by the Barwon-Darling River
    • Strong and connected communities