Our corporate plan

The NSW Department of Industry Corporate Plan 2015-19 sets our direction and focus for the next four years. It articulates our vision, purpose and values, and is driven by seven goals.

Our vision

NSW, a place where people want to live and work and businesses choose to invest and grow.

Our purpose

To create the conditions for NSW to prosper

Our public sector values

  • Trust
  • Integrity
  • Service
  • Accountability

Our goals

Circle with arrow pointing up and a graph Sustaining the conditions for economic development

Invest in programs that drive economic activity and create a competitive business environment, including tourism and events promotion, policy reform and place-based economic development. The cluster also supports productive industries, builds prosperous communities through innovation and research, and regulates liquor, gaming and racing.

Circle with a plant Innovation in primary industries to improve resilience and boost productivity

Drive innovation across the primary industries sector to boost productivity and enhance resilience across rural and regional NSW.

Circle with a briefcase Support to increase jobs and investment in NSW

Fund programs that support or attract new and expanding businesses to create jobs and invest in New South Wales.

Circle with graduation mortar board Skills development programs for employment

Contribute to future job growth by investing in programs that match skills to employers’ needs, in order to deliver a highly skilled workforce that meets future requirements.

Circle with leaf Sustainable use and access to natural resources

Target sustainable use of, and access to, land and natural resources that support job creation, primary production and generate social, economic and environmental benefits in local communities.

Circle with a shield Risks managed for natural resources, farming and food

Promote food safety, enhance biosecurity, build capacity in the agricultural sector and strengthen community confidence to mitigate and manage risks to the community, industry and the environment arising from related activity.

Circle with ball Foster a vibrant and valued sport and active recreation sector

Increase participation in sport and active recreation, enhance the performance, integrity, safety and sustainability of the sector and support our athletes to become world’s best. Additionally, drive planning, management and delivery of high quality stadia, venues and facilities as well as programs which offer support to elite athletes via high performance pathways.

Our Corporate Plan 2015-19 underpins the successful delivery of the NSW state priorities.

View our Corporate Plan 2015-19