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A Special Infrastructure Contribution (SIC) is proposed to help fund the delivery of infrastructure in Nowra Bomaderry and West Lake Illawarra.


The SIC provides for developer contributions to be collected from new residential development within the proposed Illawarra Shoalhaven Special Contributions Area. The SIC may contribute up to $121 million towards the cost of infrastructure such as:

  • Road and intersection upgrades – $91,623,772
  • Cycling network – $1,040,906
  • Open space such as parks – $2,500,000
  • Schools – $2,064,290
  • Community health facilities – $2,108,849
  • Emergency services – $579,933
  • Biodiversity - $20,000,000
  • Planning and delivery – $1,863,954


Consultation and feedback

The proposed SIC was on exhibition from 2 November 2020 until 17 December 2020.


Thank you to everyone who provided feedback. We will now review and consider all submissions received before finalising the SIC.


More information

All exhibited documents related to the proposed Illawarra Shoalhaven SIC are available on our Planning Portal.


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Page last updated: 03/03/2021