Department of Trade and Investment, Regional Infrastructure and Services (New South Wales)
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|Formed||1 April 2011|
|Jurisdiction||New South Wales|
|Ministers responsible||Hon. Troy Grant MP,
Deputy Premier, Minister for Trade and Investment, and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services
Hon. Anthony Roberts MP,
Minister for Resources and Energy and Special Minister of State
Hon. Troy Grant MP,
Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Hospitality and Racing and Minister for the Arts
Hon. Katrina Hodgkinson MP,
Minister for Primary Industries and Minister for Small Business
|Department executive||Mark Paterson AO,
|Child agencies||Department of Primary Industries
Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing
The New South Wales Department of Trade and Investment, Regional Infrastructure and Services, commonly called NSW Trade & Investment, a department of the New South Wales Government, is responsible for driving sustainable economic growth in New South Wales. The department does this by working with and supporting the vast range of businesses and industries across the State to advance investment, innovation, activity and improvements across all industry sectors.
The Department is led by its Director General, Mark Paterson OA, who reports to the Deputy Premier, Minister for Trade and Investment and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services, presently the Honourable Troy Grant MP.
The large portfolio is supported by three other Ministers:
- the Minister for Resources and Energy, Special Minister of State, Minister for the Central Coast, presently the Honourable Anthony Roberts MP;
- the Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Hospitality and Racing and Minister for the Arts, presently the Honourable Troy Grant MP; and
- the Minister for Primary Industries and Minister for Small Business, presently the Honourable Katrina Hodgkinson MP.
The goals of the department are to improve the performance of the NSW economy, drive economic growth in regional New South Wales, increase the competitiveness of doing business in New South Wales, secure potable water supplies, and enhance cultural, creative, sporting and recreational opportunities.
The department has three key agencies that are involved in the delivery of services and the development of policy:
- NSW Department of Primary Industries,
- Resources & Energy, and
- Industry, Innovation, Hospitality & the Arts including the Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing.
In addition, the department has a number of supporting divisions and agencies, such as the Office of Coal Seam Gas and divisions responsible for Audit and for Finance, Strategy and Operations. The department is also responsible for administering the Land and Water Commissioner, the Small Business Commissioner, Destination NSW and the NSW Chief Scientist and Scientific Engineer.
Although reporting to their own governing Boards, the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Australian Museum, the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, the State Library of New South Wales and the Sydney Opera House are all jointly responsible to the Director General of NSW Trade & Investment.
- "About us: Our priorities". New South Wales Department of Trade and Investment, Regional Infrastructure and Services. Government of New South Wales. 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2011.
- "NSW Trade & Investment organisational chart" (PDF). NSW Trade & Investment. Government of New South Wales. June 2013. Retrieved 29 June 2013.
- NSW Trade & Investment webpage
- Division of Resources & Energy webpage
- NSW Primary Industries webpage
- Destination NSW webpage
- Links to website maintained by NSW Trade & Investment and its related authorities, boards, institutions and corporations