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Staying Ahead

State Infrastructure Strategy 2022-2042

A 20-year strategy setting out infrastructure priorities to meet the future needs of NSW.

Explore the challenges, opportunities, and Infrastructure NSW's recommendations to deliver better outcomes for NSW.

What is the State Infrastructure Strategy?

The Strategy sets out Infrastructure NSW’s independent advice to the NSW Government on the State’s needs and strategic priorities for infrastructure over the long term.

Staying Ahead: State Infrastructure Strategy 2022-2042 is framed around 9 long-term objectives, each with a dedicated chapter. The Strategy makes 57 recommendations (102 including sub-recommendations) to the NSW Government aimed at improving outcomes and living standards for the people of NSW.

About the Strategy
Aerial photo of the Barangaroo Reserve headland park on Sydney Harbour in the foreground, with Sydney’s central business district in the background.
Barangaroo Reserve and Sydney CBD, Infrastructure NSW

Explore the Strategy

Discover key aspects of the Strategy and find what’s most relevant to you.


Browse each of the 9 long-term objectives underpinning the Strategy, including the challenges and opportunities facing NSW.


Search and explore recommendations made in the Strategy.


Download the Strategy to read the full report.

Better outcomes for NSW communities

"Physical infrastructure is a means to achieving an end: it is an enabler for delivering better outcomes for NSW citizens"

Staying Ahead: State Infrastructure Strategy 2022-2042

A large crowd of people attending a gardening event at the Cutaway in Barangaroo. Participants are interacting with garden beds and plants.
Barangaroo Reserve, Infrastructure NSW

Related links

This document forms the NSW Government response to Infrastructure NSW's advice and supports the strategic direction of the Strategy.

Learn about the role of Infrastructure NSW in delivering the 20-year State Infrastructure Strategy.

Discover projects that the NSW Government is currently planning.

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