Strategic government outreach

Developing strong relationships with government representatives is important for more than just funding. A government outreach program can seek amendments to the legislation that are barriers to the success of your Empty Space project, particularly if there is a move to alternative program streams.

A list of government targets for lobbying in NSW would include:

Federal Government Department




Treasury Ministers

General enquiries: +61 2 6263 2111 or email

Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities 

SEWPC Minister

General enquiries: +61 2 6274 1111 or email form

Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

FaHCSIA Ministers

General enquiries: 1300 653 227 or email

Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 

DEEWR Ministers

General enquiries: 1300 363 079 or email form

Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport


General enquiries: +61 2 6274 7977 or email

NSW Government Department


Department of Premier and Cabinet

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General enquiries: 02 9228 55555 or email

Department of Trade and Investment


General enquiries:  02 9338 6600