About the NSW Department of Industry

The NSW Department of Industry, Skills and Regional Development (known as the NSW Department of Industry) leads the state government's contribution to making NSW: 

  • a fertile place to invest and to produce goods and services, and thereby
  • create jobs and opportunities for our citizens

We support all areas of economic activity where NSW has competitive strengths. We also have responsibilities for:

  • skill formation and development to match industry demand
  • partnering with stakeholders in stewardship and sustainable use of the state's natural resources; and 
  • supporting economic growth in the regions.

Our strategies are built on close relationships to understand industry's needs. We deliver a wide range of training and specialist advisory services; and we help to secure efficient and dependable government decision-making that contributes to business confidence.

We measure our success by the:

  • growth in quantity of employment and the value of output; and the 
  • competitiveness and sustainability of industries in NSW.

About the NSW Department of Industry

  1. Trade Business and Investment

    Trade, business and investment

  2. Primary industries

    Primary industries, food and water

  3. Windfarm

    Mineral resources and energy

  4. Education and Training

    Education and Training