Invest in Ballarat

It has never been a better time to consider establishing your business in Ballarat.  

As the largest city in Western Victoria and one of the fastest growing in Victoria, Ballarat is a city that has so much to offer business and industry. 
You can discover everything our city has to offer business via our dedicated business and industry website.

Who can I talk to about my business aspirations?  

The City of Ballarat’s Economic Development team is the first point of contact for anyone considering purchasing, relocating or establishing a new business in Ballarat.  
The team is available to assist you to:  

  • Conduct initial research to identify commercial or industrial sites  
  • Guide you through council's regulatory processes  
  • Connect you to skilled labour providers  
  • Connect you with regional markets, key influencers, and business associations  
  • Connect you with other council services  

Get in touch today by emailing  

Ballarat's economic snapshot

The City of Ballarat has engaged the services of to present our municipalities  economic profile so you can view the economic information that enables you to describe the area's role within the broader economy, explore options for economic development and promote the area's strengths. 

View our Economic Snapshot here