The funding and delivery of infrastructure forms a key part of planning for local communities. Providing the correct infrastructure in the right place at the right time supports the continued delivery of new homes and jobs throughout New South Wales.
Infrastructure delivery in 2021
In 2021 we committed over $442 million across 141 projects and 9 grant programs supporting the delivery of new homes and public and open spaces. The State Planning Agreements, Special Infrastructure Contributions, Housing Acceleration Fund, Low Cost Loans Initiative, Metropolitan Greenspace Program, Precinct Support Scheme, Parramatta Road Urban Amenity Improvement Program, Streets as Shared Spaces.
Program and NSW Public Spaces Legacy Program helped progress:
- roads > $89m
- cycleways and shared paths > $43m
- critical infrastructure > $36m
- public and open spaces > $256m
- land acquisition > $21m.
Infrastructure delivery in 2020
To find out more about what we committed in 2020 and some of our infrastructure programs’ highlights, you can read Infrastructure Delivery in 2020 (PDF, 1.6 MB).
The department collects infrastructure contributions within designated areas to help fund the delivery of key metro and regional infrastructure.
The Accelerated Infrastructure Fund is providing $515 million to deliver infrastructure to enable housing and jobs in high growth areas of greater Sydney.
An agreement between the Minister and a developer to help fund the State infrastructure needed for the development.
A $1.29 billion fund reserved for the delivery of infrastructure that accelerates the delivery of new housing across NSW.
A grant scheme to assist councils with the cost of new infrastructure by funding 50% of the interest paid on borrowings related to infrastructure.
The program commits grant funding to councils in Greater Sydney and the Central Coast to upgrade regional open space.
A $30 million program to help deliver development infrastructure and open space to support new housing supply.
A $198 million initiative to improve public spaces surrounding the Parramatta Road Corridor.