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NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
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As part of the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, 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.


We have offices and teams across the State who are working for you on long-term planning, planning assessments, infrastructure priorities, natural resources, the environment, energy and growing the State’s industries.


We collaborate and consult to deliver great places for you to live and work and to develop smart ways to support innovative and prosperous industries.


We are working to make the NSW planning system simpler and more transparent while delivering better outcomes for communities.


Engaging with the community in Jindabyne, 6-7 May 2019. Photo credit: Robbie Duncan / DPIE

Our Community Participation Plan

Our Community Participation Plan

Our Community Participation Plan is designed to make participation in planning clearer for the NSW community. It explains how and when you can have your say on plans, projects and the NSW planning frameworks.

Read our Community Participation Plan