The Gig State project will deliver significant economic and social benefits for regional NSW.


The Gig State project and Regional Digital Connectivity program are part of the $4.2 billion Snowy Hydro Legacy Fund, dedicated to major and transformative infrastructure projects that will deliver significant economic and social benefits for regional NSW.

The Gig State project will deliver new network infrastructure that will boost internet capacity and bring faster and more reliable internet services to central business areas in regional NSW, benefitting local businesses and communities.

Wagga Wagga has been included in a $100 million NSW Government program to improve digital connectivity in regional NSW. The objective of the project is to deliver metro-level digital connectivity to regional NSW with improved price, quality of service and choice for regional businesses and communities.

We request

That Council work with the State and Federal Government to leverage from the Gig State investment in Wagga Wagga.

There are opportunities to obtain investment through smart places funding tranches from both Federal and State Governments, particularly for the Central Business District, Health Precinct and Special Activation Precinct.

Strategic alignment

Community Strategic Plan: Growing Economy

Key stakeholders

  • Deputy Prime Minister (Member for Riverina)
  • NSW Deputy Premier
  • Infrastructure, Regional Development, Cities Minister
  • Member for Wagga Wagga
  • NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment