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The Western Sydney Aerotropolis - Why you should invest in Australia’s newest city

Investment in the Western Sydney Aerotropolis will connect you to a network of industry and innovation precincts, linking research, commercial activity and sustainability with a world-class workforce.

The Western Parkland City Authority is available to help your business grow and thrive in a city designed for the future.

Contact us if you are interested in learning more about this once-in-generation investment opportunity.

The Aerotropolis will be the beating heart of the Western Parkland City: a thriving, connected economy offering a diverse and dynamic population, skilled and educated workforce, and a vibrant lifestyle.

A thriving economy

  • Part of Australia’s 3rd largest and fastest growing economy
  • Approximately $30 billion gross revenue in the manufacturing 
sector in 2021
  • Our Advanced Manufacturing Research Facility (AMRF) will rapidly scale new products to market
  • Home to more than 150,000 businesses

A diverse and dynamic population

  • Home to more than 1.1 million people
  • Growing by 300,000 people in the next 12 years, accounting for 20% of NSW population growth
  • One of the most multicultural and linguistically diverse areas in Australia, with 42% of residents speaking a language other than English

Global and regional connections

  • A new 24/7 curfew free international airport at the centre of the Aerotropolis
  • Half of the world’s population is within a 14-hour flight
  • A new Metro rail line connecting the Aerotropolis with the rest of Sydney from 2026
  • $20 billion Government funding for new motorways, Metro rail, international airport, and initial funding for Bradfield City Centre

A skilled and educated workforce

  • A thriving workforce of more than 800,000 people
  • Partnerships with six leading global universities
  • A $37.4 million New Education and Training Model (NETM) delivering the workforce skills and training needs for business

A green, vibrant lifestyle

  • Bradfield City Centre – a new city designed for the 22nd Century
  • 700,000 hectares of natural bushland and national parks, including the world-renowned 
Blue Mountains
  • Culturally rich, with diverse retail, entertainment and community hubs
    Three major health precincts

Advanced industry in Australia – limitless opportunity

The Aerotropolis will spearhead Australia’s rapidly growing advanced and emerging industries

  • $167 billion technology sector has grown 26% since the onset of the pandemic
  • Technology is our fourth- largest export sector, worth $8 billion in 2018
  • Australia is 4th in world for number of universities in top 100
  • The technology sector created 65,000 jobs during the pandemic

Western Parkland City Authority – our role

The NSW Government established the Western Parkland City Authority to deliver, coordinate and attract investment to the Western Parkland City.

Our vision is to create Australia’s greenest, most connected and technologically advanced city while maintaining and celebrating our unique environment, culture and diversity.

We are your trusted partner. Please contact us for more information, assistance or to share your insights on our work and your ideas for the Aerotropolis.