Resources and Energy plays a key role in delivering the NSW Government's priorities for economic growth by working to develop thriving resources and energy sectors in NSW.

Our Minister

The Hon. Donald Harwin, MLC
Minister for Resources
Minister for Energy and Utilities

What we do

  • Minerals and mining
    • Deliver quality geological and geophysical maps and data about NSW
    • Authorise mining exploration and production
    • Keep the environment safe during exploration and mining activities
    • Attract local and offshore investment into the NSW resources sector
  • Energy
    • Distribute safe reliable and cost-competitive energy to consumers
    • Provide financial assistance through customer programs to energy consumers
    • Support growing investment in renewable energy in NSW
    • Monitor electricity and gas networks and licensed pipelines
  • Media & events

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  • Social media

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  • Bookshop

    The department's bookshop is located in Maitland and holds limited stocks of maps and geological explanatory notes.

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  • Feedback & complaints

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  • Contact us

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  • Careers

    Find out about vacancies in our department, our graduate program and applying for roles.

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