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.

The current Economic Development Strategy includes a number of themes and supporting actions, providing a framework for economic growth and sustainability in our region.

Themes include:-

  • Maintaining Leadership in Economic Development
  • Promote Population Retention and Growth
  • Grow the Visitor Economy
  • Expand the Food and Fibre Industry
  • Develop Emerging Industries

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.

The Shire produces a quarterly newsletter that focusses on business and economic areas within the Shire.  Click here to view and to subscribe or just email

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Regional Development Victoria (RDV) is the lead agency in developing rural and regional Victoria.  RDV delivers the Victorian Government’s agenda to drive jobs and more prosperous communities in regional Victoria.