Business Ballarat


Eco Dev 201519

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

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Econcomic Projects

  • 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.

 


Ballarat : 

  • Population of 95,007
  • Located 110km  (75 minutes) north west of Melbourne
  • Over two million visitors annually
  • One of the fastest growing regional centres in Australia with outstanding primary, secondary & tertiary education facilities
  • Gateway to the Grampians, Pyrenees and Spa Country
  • Renowned for its beautiful parks, gardens, tree lined streets, Victorian architecture and the heritage of the 1850s Gold Rush