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The NSW Government’s vision for The New England North West is: Nationally valued landscapes and strong, successful communities from the Great Dividing Range to the rich black soil plains.

To achieve this vision, the Government has set the following regionally focused goals:

  • A strong and dynamic regional economy
  • A healthy environment with pristine waterways
  • Strong infrastructure and transport networks for a connected future
  • Attractive and thriving communities
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Vision

Vision
Nationally valued landscapes and strong, successful communities from the Great Dividing Range to the rich black soil plains Read More
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Goal 1 - A strong and dynamic regional economy

Goal 1- A strong and dynamic regional economy
The New England North West includes some of Australia’s most productive agricultural land, along with a network of vibrant cities and centres across diverse landscapes. Read More
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Goal 2 - A healthy environment with pristine waterways

Goal 2- A healthy environment with pristine waterways

The New England North West’s environmental assets include protected ecosystems, World Heritage-listed rainforests, internationally recognised wetlands in the Moree Plains and rare sub-alpine communities at Mount Kaputar that occur nowhere else on the planet.

 
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Goal 3 - Strong infrastructure and transport networks for a connected future

Goal 3- Strong infrastructure and transport networks for a connected future 
Located between Sydney and Brisbane, with strong transport links to Newcastle and South East Queensland, the New England North West is well positioned to access domestic and international markets. The freight network’s efficiency influences the productivity of agriculture, manufacturing and natural resource sectors.  Read More
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Goal 4 - Attractive and thriving communities

Goal 4- Attractive and thriving communities
The strength, diversity and character of the New England North West’s communities will drive a successful future. New opportunities and challenges will emerge as changes in agricultural methods, transport connectivity, climate and demography reshape these communities.  Read More
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Local Government Narratives

Local Government Narratives
The NSW Government will work with each council to deliver the directions and actions set out in this Plan. Read More
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Appendix

Appendix
Interim Settlement Planning Principles Read More
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Glossary and Endnotes

Glossary and Endnotes
A list of definition and the reference source for this regional plan. Read More