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$62.5 million to accelerate infrastructure

The NSW Government has announced a funding boost for the building of housing-related infrastructure in the state

The NSW government has pledged a $62.5 million funding boost for housing-related infrastructure in key growth areas across the state.

The State Voluntary Planning Agreement (SVPA) program uses developer contributions to deliver state and regional infrastructure in growing areas.

The latest round of the program will support up to 135,000 new homes forecast to be built in 12 local government areas across the Lower Hunter, Illawarra, North West and South West Growth Areas, Wollondilly and the Central Coast.

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The $62.5 million in grants to councils and state agencies will go towards building and repairing roads, improving stormwater drainage, building new parks and improving local environments in growing communities.

Councils and state agencies from each area can now nominate projects for the Department of Planning, Housing and Infrastructure to consider.

To nominate a project, visit SVPA Funding Nominations, or visit NSW Planning for more information.

Projects nominations are open between Thursday, 4 April from 9am and Wednesday, 29 May 2024.

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