Restart Illawarra

The Illawarra Infrastructure Fund improves infrastructure in the Illawarra, using proceeds from the long-term lease of Port Kembla.

Twelve priority infrastructure projects received funding from the $100 million Restart NSW Illawarra Infrastructure Fund. These projects include aged and healthcare facilities, a technology hub, facilities for people with disabilities, pedestrian and cycle links, road links and tourism infrastructure.

This is in addition to $170 million in Restart NSW funding for the Princes Highway, giving a total of $270 million Restart NSW investment in the Illawarra region.

What’s the latest?

The fund has been fully allocated. Construction on some projects continues.

Latest News

New Construction Industry Leadership Forum

Thursday, October 05, 2017

A forum of leaders from industry and the Victorian and NSW public sectors has been established to improve collaboration and action around procurement and delivery of major government infrastructure projects, including addressing capability and capacity constraints and the need for greater workforce diversity. Read more

First sod turned on new Grafton prison

Monday, August 21, 2017

Minister for Corrections David Elliott today turned the first sod on the new Grafton Correctional Centre, marking a key milestone in the NSW Government’s prison infrastructure plan and delivering jobs and investment to the North Coast. Read more

Major jobs boost from Western Sydney Stadium

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

Work on the $360-million Western Sydney Stadium is generating a massive jobs boom in Western Sydney, with $60 million in contracts awarded to local suppliers and more than 2,000 jobs created during and after construction. Read more