The New South Wales Government established the Hunter Infrastructure and Investment Fund (HIIF) in 2011 to enhance the Hunter’s infrastructure, including transport, education, water and health infrastructure to support economic growth and enhance the liveability of the region.

The Government allocated $350 million to the Fund over four years, commencing in the 2011-12 financial year. The Government added a further $100 million through the 2014 State Budget.


NSW Premier Mike Baird today announced $12.7 million to build a new multi-purpose cruise ship terminal in Newcastle Harbour.The facility will enable a significant expansion of the cruise industry in the Hunter which is a huge contributor to the regional economy.“The Port of Newcastle is the gateway to the Hunter and a new multi-purpose terminal will showcase this beautiful city and give an important first impression to cruise passengers,” Mr Baird said.“This project secures the future of cruise
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