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Dynamic, innovative and outward-looking, the Hunter is Australia’s most populated region and NSW’s largest regional economy.

Hunter at a glance

Major hubs

Newcastle, Cessnock, Muswellbrook, Singleton, Port Stephens 

Distance from Sydney

2hr 20min drive or 40 min flight (Newcastle), 2hr 40min drive or 40 min flight (Port Stephens)



Key industries

Advanced manufacturing, defence and aerospace, renewable energy, food and wine, tourism, education, mining, health care

Growth precincts

Williamtown Special Activation Precinct, Hunter Hydrogen Hub, Hunter Central Coast Renewable Energy Zone 

An aerial view of Port of Newcastle, including a large ship docking at the habour

Meet your new neighbours

Some of the high-performing businesses thriving in the Hunter region

Talk to us about opportunities in the Hunter region

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