The Western Sydney Employment Area provides businesses in the region with land for industry and employment. This can include transport, logistics, warehousing and office space.
Located about 50 kilometres from the Sydney central business district, the Western Sydney Employment Area gives these businesses access to roads and utility services and is close to the planned new Western Sydney (Nancy-Bird Walton) International Airport.
It also provides people living in Western Sydney the chance to work locally and spend less time commuting and more time with their families.
The Minister for Planning and Public Space has recently announced a new approach to precinct planning in NSW. This will mean that the Department will continue to prepare, finalise and maintain strategic plans for the Western Sydney Employment Area.
The Western Sydney Employment Area was established to supply employment land close to major road transport and provide jobs for Western Sydney.
Overview of the Western Sydney Employment Area
Learn about the plan for the Western Sydney Employment Area and each precinct in the area.Learn about the plan
Mamre Road Precinct has been introduced as a precinct in the Western Sydney Employment Area.Read more about the Mamre Road Precinct
Development controls for the Western Sydney Employment Area
Read the Development Control Plans that are helping guide development in the Western Sydney Employment AreaRead the Development Control Plans