Economic Development & Investment

The Corangamite Shire supports all business activity as it believes maintaining a strong economic base is fundamental to the creation of jobs and the development of services. It fosters an environment which encourages employment opportunities and business growth and provides value-adding support to new and existing enterprises.

As part of Grow and Prosper Corangamite, Council has consolidated its approach to economic and community development, inclusive of arts, culture, tourism and the circular economy. The new Grow and Prosper Framework 2023-2033 outlines new programs, including the Business Assistance Scheme. The scheme enables Council to support local businesses, big or small, community enterprises, creative industries and new businesses looking to establish in the municipality

Corangamite Shire is focused on identifying and leveraging opportunities, developing strong working relationships with businesses, promotion of unique destination and shopping experiences, and community facilities and services to promote livability. Visit the Corangamite, the place to grow website for more information on industry and opportunities. 

Corangamite Shire economic information provides statistics on Corangamite Shire’s employment, output, tourism and gross regional product.  Explore and understand your local economy in terms of industry contributions, the role of tourism, workforce characteristics and trends.  


For further information please contact the Economy & Prosperity team on 03 5593 7100 or