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Special Activation Precincts are a new way of planning and delivering industrial and commercial infrastructure projects in dedicated areas in region NSW, by bringing together planning and investment support services.


This means that businesses will be able to establish and grow with certainty and confidence knowing that the right planning framework is in place to enable more local jobs and drive economic outcomes in regional NSW.


The creation of Special Activation Precincts is part of the NSW Government’s 20 Year Economic Vision for Regional NSW and will be delivered as part of the $4.2 billion Snowy Hydro Legacy Fund.

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Special Activation Precincts explained

Special Activation Precincts (SAPs) explained

What makes a SAP and how they support business and industries for regional growth.

Learn about SAPs
Panoramic views of Wagga Wagga. Photo by: Destination NSW.

The planning approval pathway

The planning approval pathway

A new Activation Precincts State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP) has now been introduced to facilitate a new planning framework for Special Activation Precincts in regional NSW.

Learn about the new SEPP
Canola Fields, Parkes

Parkes Special Activation Precinct

Parkes Special Activation Precinct (SAP)

The Parkes SAP takes advantage of the Inland Rail Project, bringing new local businesses to the area and jobs in freight and logistics.

Read about Parkes SAP
Wagga Beach, Wagga Wagga

Wagga Wagga Special Activation Precinct

Wagga Wagga Special Activation Precinct (SAP)

The Wagga Wagga SAP capitalises off the Inland Rail Project, bringing manufacturing, agribusiness, and freight and logistics to Wagga Wagga.

Image credit: Destination NSW

Read about Wagga Wagga SAP
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Williamtown Special Activation Precinct

Williamtown Special Activation Precinct

The Williamtown Special Activation Precinct (SAP) delivers jobs and growth to the Williamtown area.

Read more about this SAP
Moree Golf Club, Moree

Moree Special Activation Precinct

Moree Special Activation Precinct (SAP)

The Moree SAP will bring a business hub to Moree that specialises in agribusiness, logistics and food processing.

Read about Moree SAP
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Snowy Mountains Special Activation Precinct

Snowy Mountains Special Activation Precinct (SAP)

2036 Masterplan to revitalise the Snowy Mountains region.

Read about the Masterplan