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The NSW Government’s vision for Riverina Murray is: A diversified economy founded on Australia’s food bowl, iconic waterways and a network of vibrant connected communities.

To achieve this vision, the Government has set four goals for the region:

  • A growing and diverse economy
  • A healthy environment with pristine waterways
  • Efficient transport and infrastructure networks
  • Strong, connected and healthy communities

 

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Vision

Vision
A diversified economy founded on Australia’s food bowl, iconic waterways and a network of vibrant connected communities Read More
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Goal 1 - A growing and diverse economy

Goal 1 - A growing and diverse economy
The region is recognised as an economic powerhouse, given its strategic location and evolution as a centre of knowledge and innovation for agribusiness and value-added manufacturing, and green technologies and products. Read More
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Goal 2 - A healthy environment with pristine waterways

Goal 2 - A healthy environment with pristine waterways
The diversity and richness of the Riverina Murray environment is highly valued by residents, a major attraction for visitors and the foundation for the region’s productive natural resources. Read More
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Goal 3 - Efficient transport and infrastructure networks

Goal 3 - Efficient transport and infrastructure networks
The Riverina Murray is one of the most significant locations for freight and logistics in Australia. The convergence in the region of the major freight corridors between Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane gives it a potent competitive advantage to leverage now and into the future. Read More
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Goal 4 - Strong connected and healthy communities

Goal 4 - Strong connected and healthy communities
Over the next 20 years, the region will experience change as a result of new agricultural technology and productivity, freight and transport connections, water trading and regulation, climate, and economic and market conditions. These changes will affect the region’s communities and their centres.  Read More
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Local government narratives

Local government narratives and urban growth area maps
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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Glossary and endnotes

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

Acknowledgement

Vision image credit: Peter Sutherland Destination NSW

Goal 1 image credit: Snowy Hydro

Goal 2 image credit:  Riverina regional tourism

Goal 3 image credit: Albury City Council

Local government narratives image credit:Murrumbidgee Irrigation Limited

Glossary and endnotes image credit: Griffith City Council