The NSW Government’s vision for the Hunter is: the leading regional economy in Australia with a vibrant new metropolitan city at its heart.
To achieve this vision the Government has set four goals for the region:
The Hunter is the largest regional economy in Australia, ranking above TAS, the NT and the ACT in terms of economic output.Find out what makes the Hunter the leading regional economy
The Hunter’s diverse natural environment includes some of the most unique ecological systems in Australia. Within the region there are three terrestrial bioregions – the Sydney Basin, North Coast and Brigalow Belt South, and the Hawkesbury and Manning Shelf marine bioregions.Discover the environment of the Hunter
The Hunter is home to some of the most diverse communities in NSW and their distinctive character is a significant competitive advantage for the region.Find out about the communities of the Hunter
An additional 70,000 dwellings will be needed in the region by 2036. Providing the land and the infrastructure to meet this demand is central to the Plan.Read More
Glossary and end notes
A list of definitions and the reference source for this regional plan.View the glossary and end notes