Economic Projects and Opportunities


Booming population growth means opportunities for investors and businesses looking to establish, expand or relocate. Ballarat has the capacity to generate 20,000 jobs over 20 years (2006-2026), according to the City of Ballarat Economic Strategy.

Growing employment sectors include health, education, retail, tourism and construction. In addition to these service industries, Ballarat’s manufacturing sector offers increased opportunities in areas of high value-add, such as freight and logistics, mining technology and food processing, keeping the city’s manufacturing industry competitive.

Projects and Investment Opportunities