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Providing the right infrastructure at the right time relies on the timely allocation of funds and is key to the continued growth of homes and jobs throughout NSW.

 

Infrastructure funding can come from a variety of sources:

 

infrastructure funding chart

 

The Department is most actively involved in the development contributions system.

Page last updated: 01/02/2018

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Special Infrastructure Contributions (SIC)

The Department is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Special Infrastructure Contributions (SIC) system.

Special Infrastructure Contributions (SIC)
The Department is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Special Infrastructure Contributions (SIC) system.
Read about the SICs
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Development contributions

At this point, contributions plans are prepared and allow the State and Local Government to levy a contribution towards the infrastructure needed.

Development contributions
At this point, contributions plans are prepared and allow the State and Local Government to levy a contribution towards the infrastructure needed.
Read about development contributions
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Local contributions

The local contributions system is administered by local councils as they are best placed to understand the needs of their communities.

Local contributions
The local contributions system is administered by local councils as they are best placed to understand the needs of their communities.
Read about the local contributions process
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Local Infrastructure Growth Scheme (LIGS)

The Government is committing to investing $369 million to continue to support costs in high growth areas for essential local infrastructure.

Local Infrastructure Growth Scheme (LIGS)
The Government is committing to investing $369 million over the next three years to continue to support costs in high growth areas for essential local infrastructure.
Read about the Local Infrastructure Growth Scheme