The City of Ballarat Economic Program 2015 – 2019 sets out a practical framework to guide economic development in the City of Ballarat over the next four years The Program builds on Councils 20 year economic vision which incorporates three core themes:
1. Regional Development - The Capital of Western Victoria
2. Economic Growth and Diversification - Australia’s Premier High Technology and Knowledge Based Regional Economy
3. Capitalising on Population Growth - A Bigger and More Diverse Community
Read more and Download the Program.
This vision for Ballarat informs Ballarat Council’s plans for the city and forms the basis of Ballarat’s Regional Capital Plan
Opportunity for Ballarat Businesses to be included in the New Residents Brochure
Council forms, other website links and valuable information for your business including planning, public health and more.
The City of Ballarat’s Investment Facilitation Group is helping support new business development in Ballarat.
Industry specific information and reports on why Ballarat is open for all business.
Ballarat has the capacity to generate 20,000 jobs over 20 years (2006-2026)
Ballarat Council is film friendly and the FLU is here to help make your next filming activity a success.
The Ballarat West Employment Zone is a 623 hectare precinct to the West of the Ballarat Ring Road and Learmonth Road
The Intermodal Freight Hub is a 16 hectare freight handling facility located in the Ballarat West Employment Zone (BWEZ).
Council is advancing priority projects in Ballarat West to accommodate population growth, provide local employment & business opportunities.
The growth in the health and education professions along Mair Street is a benefit to the City and is part of the City and region’s goals. This growth is likely to accelerate in coming years.
Following extensive infrastructure and development works, we are now offering a unique opportunity for aviation businesses.
Industry specific reports and information on growth and why Ballarat is 'the place' to do business.