Assistance & Support

  1. NSW Small Business Strategy

    Small Business Strategy

    The NSW Small Business Strategy demonstrates how the government is unlocking more opportunities for small business, including those in regional NSW.

  2. Central West Jobs Action Plan

    To help support the region through major structural changes, the NSW Government launched the Central West Jobs Action Plan.

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    Future Towns Program

    The Future Towns Program will support up to 20 regional towns to help their small businesses become digital ready and look at ways to create business success.

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    Infrastructure Skills Legacy Program

    The Infrastructure Skills Legacy Program boosts the number of skilled construction workers and creates fresh pathways to employment across the state.

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    Mobile Black Spot Program

    The Mobile Black Spot Program is delivering improved mobile network coverage for regional areas, making it easier for residents and businesses to stay connected.

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    Payroll Tax Rebate Scheme

    The Payroll Tax Rebate Scheme is the Jobs Action Plan's key incentive. Businesses that create and fill new jobs will receive payroll tax rebates worth $5,000.

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    Regional Tourism Infrastructure Fund

    The Regional Tourism Infrastructure Fund supports regional tourism by funding critical visitor economy infrastructure projects such as rail trails, airports and cruise terminals.

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    Strengthening the Murray-Darling Basin economy

    The Australian Government's $32.5 million Murray Darling Basin Regional Economic Diversification Program assist economic development projects for regional communities most likely affected by the implementation of the Murray Darling Basin Plan.

  9. Smart Work Hubs

    The Smart Work Hub Pilot Program supported the establishment and operation of five hubs in areas with large commuter populations, and was completed in June 2016.

  10. Women Entrepreneurs Online Network

    Women in business

    The NSW Government is committed to supporting businesswomen by increasing participation in entrepreneurial endeavours across all metropolitan and regional NSW.