(New South Wales) Critical Minerals and High-Tech Metals Strategy

Last updated: 11 December 2023

The New South Wales (NSW) Government is committed to supporting the growth of the sector across the critical minerals supply chain, through investments in exploration, mining, processing, downstream industries and recycling. Acknowledging a window of opportunity to secure global investment in supply chains in the long term and secure new, additional long-term opportunities for the NSW mining industry, the Critical Minerals and High-Tech Metals Strategy outlines the NSW Government’s vision to build on the existing potential and position of the state as a major global supplier and processor of critical minerals and high-tech metals well into the future.
Under the Strategy, the state will take the following actions:

  1. Establish Australia’s first Critical Minerals Hub in the Central West
  2. Promote exploration for critical minerals resources
  3. Activate the industry through proactive development of supply chains
  4. Attract investment for critical minerals resources, downstream processing and recycling

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