Australia’s global hub
Home to over 600 multinational regional headquarters and 50% of Australia’s total start-ups, NSW aims to become Australia's first $2 trillion economy after 2040. The Government works hand in hand with business to create new opportunities for growth, offering a range of incentives and support that assist market entry for new investors. These include measures to enhance research collaboration, R&D, tax incentives, business grants and loans and industry specific programs to foster growth and innovation. 

Composed of vibrant places
Located on the eastern seaboard of Australia, NSW covers 800,000 square kilometres, over 10% of Australia, with its capital in the buzzing metropolis of Sydney.  Diverse cities and regions boast dynamic economies with distinct advantages depending on industry needs. The NSW Government is building world-class, vibrant places for business like Tech Central in the heart of Sydney, the largest hub of its kind in Australia. When firms cluster together they are more competitive and innovative, benefiting from shared networks and resources.


Home to a highly skilled workforce NSW boasts a business-friendly environment famous for its lifestyle benefits.

Leading universities, research institutes and technical colleges create a strong pipeline of graduates and researchers for business, including Australia’s largest group of science, technology, engineering and mathematics or STEM graduates.

NSW is Australia’s oldest, largest and most multicultural state with a population headed towards 11 million by 2040. Over 200 languages are spoken, providing a richness of cultures, education and viewpoints rarely seen in one place.

Globally connected

Strong global links and strategic geography position NSW as a vital trading hub for the Asia-Pacific region, currently handling over 12 million international passenger movements annually.

Long-term infrastructure investment, including a $20 billion commitment to the new Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport, nearby Aerotropolis and surrounds will maximise benefits for investors looking to the State as their regional springboard.

Global giants like Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Mastercard and BT already base their operations here, leveraging world-class logistics and infrastructure, while local success stories such as Canva and Atlassian show what a great launch pad NSW can be for global success.

Our Industries of Strength

Emerging Digital Technology

Sydney’s thriving tech scene develops cutting-edge solutions across diverse sectors including cybersecurity, artificial intelligence and quantum computing.


Creative Industries

Unique infrastructure including the iconic Sydney Opera House, global connections and strong local talent make NSW an exciting and necessary artistic nexus on the world stage.



Australia’s most competitive and ground-breaking medical technology sector is based in NSW, with innovation at its heart.


Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced manufacturing is the most innovation-intensive sector of the economy and has a multiplier impact on job creation.



Already the leading state for space technology with over half of all space-related revenue in Australia, NSW is growing capability to capture new opportunities.



A competitive and sophisticated defence industry sector offers world-leading technology and innovation.


Food and Agribusiness

NSW is recognised as one of the world’s great agricultural exporters, with diverse climates and topography, advanced technology and a skilled workforce.


Freight and Logistics

Freight is a critical industry for growth in NSW, worth nearly $66 billion, a year. Logistical operations benefit from a highly developed infrastructure, supported by an extensive public investment pipeline.

How we help

Partnering with Global NSW has a multitude of benefits and a wealth of opportunities.

Global NSW can help you establish and expand by providing:

  • market intelligence and investment opportunities
  • support for business case development
  • identification of suitable investment locations and partners in NSW
  • facilitation of familiarisation visits to NSW
  • advice on NSW government programs and approval processes
  • connections with government contacts and the local business network

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