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Prosperity Framework

Growing NSW’s first economy

Growing NSW’s first economy is the NSW Government’s framework to promote the economic prosperity of Aboriginal people and communities in NSW.

Aboriginal economic prosperity is a key element of OCHRE, the NSW Government’s plan for Aboriginal affairs.

Growing NSW’s first economy is not a stand-alone policy. It does not prescribe specific programs or initiatives for Aboriginal people. Its approach is different.

Growing NSW’s first economy integrates Aboriginal economic participation into NSW Government priorities which focus on:

  • Jobs and employment
  • Education and skills
  • Economic agency

Read about Growing NSW’s first economy here

Inquiry into economic development

On 1 May 2017, the NSW Government tabled its response to the Standing Committee on State Development’s Inquiry and Report into economic development in Aboriginal communities in NSW.

The NSW Government’s response is available here


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