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The NSW Government is investing more than $10 million to kick–start more than $165 million worth of essential infrastructure to support growing communities across metropolitan and regional NSW.


The Department of Planning and Environment’s Acting Deputy Secretary, Brett Whitworth, and Office of Local Government’s Chief Executive, Tim Hurst, has announced the successful councils who will receive funding through the Low Cost Loans Initiative, which will refund 50 per cent of councils’ interest payments on loans for infrastructure projects that enable housing supply.


The successful councils are Albury City Council, Blayney Shire Council, Cumberland Council, Griffith City Council, Hawkesbury City Council, Liverpool City Council, Mid-Western Regional Council, Wagga Wagga City Council, Yass Valley Council and Shoalhaven City Council.


Councils will be eligible to apply in a second round of funding that will be available soon.

Location and funding of successful projects

The successful councils are located across NSW:

  • Riverina Murray: Albury City Council, Griffith City Council, Wagga Wagga City Council,
  • Central West and Orana: Blayney Shire Council, Mid-Western Regional Council,
  • Metropolitan Sydney: Cumberland Council, Hawkesbury City Council, Liverpool City Council,
  • Illawarra – Shoalhaven: Shoalhaven City Council,
  • South East and Tablelands: Yass Valley Council.


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Infographic low cost loans initiative location and funding of successful projects 835x373

$ figures reflect LCLI interest reimbursements.


Disclaimer: The Department makes every effort to ensure the quality if information available on this map. Before relying on the information on this map, users should carefully evaluate its accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance for their purposes. The Department cannot guarantee and assumes no legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information.

Page last updated: 26/06/2019