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NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
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Our department is developing programs to get the best social, environmental and economic outcomes for the people of New South Wales. Whether it is by improving public spaces, creating affordable housing or protecting Aboriginal cultural heritage, we are meeting the needs of our growing population in smart and sustainable ways.

 

Much of the work we do is in collaboration with local communities and councils. By supporting councils to develop infrastructure for everyone, we are helping them build thriving and resilient communities. For some of our programs, such as those in Greener Places. Great public spaces, we are looking for people to get involved at an individual level too.

 

Information and learning resources about our programs can be found below.

 

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Dark Sky

Dark Sky

We have teamed up with Siding Spring Observatory and Dubbo School of Distant Education to help protect the dark night sky from light pollution.

Find out how you can help protect the night sky
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Everyone Can Play

Everyone Can Play

Everyone Can Play is the declaration that play is for everyone, regardless of age, ability or cultural background. We follow the three principles of Everyone Can Play, Can I Get There, Can I Play and Can I Stay to create more inclusive playspaces in NSW

Learn about this program
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Greener places. Great public spaces

Greener places. Great public spaces

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

Find out how to get involved