The Regional Skills Relocation Grant (RSRG) website is the main source of information. Please read the website thoroughly if you have not already done so.
Applications are now open for eligible businesses that are operating in an eligible regional NSW industry.
If you have not yet registered, please contact the Regional Skills Relocation Grant team within the Department of Regional NSW. Eligible businesses will need to apply for the RSRG and receive a pre-approval confirmation from the Department, prior to employing an individual for that skilled worker role.
P: 1300 679 673
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 nsw.gov.au/REDS
Industries identified in the REDS reflect the regions competitive advantage and ability to trade their goods outside the local area or sell their services to non-locals. Retail and restaurants are ineligible because they only operate and sell locally.
Eligible businesses operating in eligible industries will be invited to complete an application form via SmartyGrants. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest.
All applications must be made online and will be required to provide the following information:
There are no rounds available for Regional NSW - Regional Skills Relocation Grant at the moment.