Ballarat Capital

We welcome the opportunity to discuss what Ballarat could offer your business. Get in touch by emailing economicdevelopment@ballarat.vic.gov.au

It has never been a better time to consider business investment in Ballarat. We have:

  • Annual population growth rate of 2 per cent
  • One of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, consistently well below the national average
  • A loyal and highly skilled workforce spanning across a wide range of sectors from health and education to transport, logistics, and manufacturing
  • Close proximity to Melbourne with fast passenger rail services to be delivered
  • Excellent transport connectivity with connection through to the Ports of Melbourne, Geelong and Portland
  • Low land purchasing costs with plenty of land available
  • Quality housing at affordable prices
  • World-class health and education providers
  • Excellent liveability with quality restaurants, bars and cafes; recreational facilities, parks and walking tracks; and a thriving arts and culture scene with festivals or events on most weekends.

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