Wollondilly Shire Council adopted a Growth Management Strategy (GMS) in recognition of the need to have a plan for future growth, as well as plan for future service and infrastructure provision.
Wollondilly is expected to triple its current population within 30 years. This means an increase in housing.
Wollondilly Shire Council is embarking on an exciting journey to create a new town to be home for 50,000 people and provide new employment opportunities, public transport and health services at Wilton.
The NSW Department of Planning & Environment have been working closely with Campbelltown and Wollondilly Councils to investigate the possibility of releasing land for new homes and jobs in the Greater Macarthur area.
A series of workshops were held in June and July 2015 about future growth in and around Appin.
The Sydney Peri Urban Network (SPUN) represents twelve Councils that border metropolitan Sydney. SPUN was established in 2013 in response to concerns about the lack of a comprehensive vision for the peri urban region and consists of the following Councils:
In April 2014 the Australian Government announced Badgerys Creek in Western Sydney as the site of a second major airport for Sydney.
A Plan for Growing Sydney, released in December 2014, is the NSW Government’s plan for the future of the Sydney Metropolitan Area over the next 20 years.