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NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment
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Our vision is to enrich the lives of people in NSW through our work on high quality planning, housing delivery, great design, culture, clean environments, wildlife protection and energy security.

Our Ministers

Following the March 2019 election, functions relating to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment are allocated to the following Ministers:


Our Secretary

Jim Betts

Secretary, NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment


Jim Betts is the Secretary of the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, which holds key responsibilities within the New South Wales Government for long-term planning, infrastructure priorities, natural resources, the environment, energy and growing the State’s industries.


Jim joined the Department of Planning and Industry in 2019, following almost six years as the Chief Executive Officer at Infrastructure NSW and five years as the Secretary of the Victorian Department of Transport.

Page last updated: 17/05/2019