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.


Corangamite Shire community and economic profiling information is available that provides statistics relevant to business and investment. Information includes:

  • Area profiles
  • Population groups
  • Demographics of the region
  • Forecasts for population
  • Economic Data

Corangamite Shire community and economic profile can be found at: