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NSW Department of Planning and Environment
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Our work

We are here to serve the people of New South Wales by developing well-connected communities, preserving our environment, supporting our industries and contributing to a strong economy. Find out more about how we work.

Our Ministers

The Department of Planning and Environment has five Ministers overseeing each area of the cluster. Find out more about our Ministers.

Annual Report and Corporate Plan

Find out more about the Department's corporate publications, which are designed and produced to keep the community informed.


Do you want to contribute to making NSW a better place to live and work? View all our current job vacancies here.


Find out more information about the department's Better Regulations Statement and budget initiatives.


Policy documents guide our decisions, actions and procedures. The Department makes available on request any of its policies that affect or are likely to affect members of the public.

NSW Planning Portal

The NSW Planning Portal provides access to information to help you prepare, lodge and track development applications.

Office of Strategic Lands

The Office of Strategic Lands performs a key role in supporting government’s strategic planning in the Greater Sydney Region, particularly for open space and land for public purposes.