The Regional Skills Relocation Grant website is the main source of information. Please read the website thoroughly if you have not already done so.
If you have not yet registered, please contact the NSW Investment Concierge on:
p: +612 8222 4888
Businesses must be operating in a NSW regional eligible industry and:
The business must be seeking employees that:
For occupations, businesses should refer to the NSW 190 Priority Skilled Occupation List and NSW 489 Regional Skilled Occupation List.
Businesses should refer to the Regional Economic Development Strategy (REDS) for the region they are relocating to, setting up in, or already operating in. Eligible industries vary by region and are identified in the REDS. For further information on industry eligibility and to read the REDS for your region, visit www.dpc.nsw.gov.au/REDS
Registered businesses operating in eligible industries will be identified through the NSW Investment Concierge and invited to complete an application form via SmartyGrants.
All applications must be made online and will be required to provide the following information:
An Expression of Interest (EOI) form is available for skilled workers in metropolitan areas to register their details, occupation and interest in the NSW regions they would consider relocating to.
Information provided in the EOI form will be offered to businesses deemed eligible under the Regional Skills Relocation Grant to help match skilled workers with businesses seeking their skills. Submission of the EOI form does not guarantee a role with a regional NSW business.
Visit industry.nsw.gov.au/skilled-occupations-list for an overview of the eligible occupations. Please refer to the NSW 190 Priority Skilled Occupation List and NSW 489 Regional Skilled Occupation List.
There are no rounds available for Regional Skills Relocation Grant at the moment.