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Economic Development

Glenelg Shire - a perfect place to live, work and invest.

The economic profile of the Shire reveals a diverse industry base with significant involvement in manufacturing, community and health services, tourism, education, transport and retail.

The Economic Development and Tourism Unit of Council brings together the functions of Business, Economic Development and Tourism.

The Glenelg Shire Council is committed to growing the shire as an investment in long term prosperity for its citizens. The Council Plan reflects the strength of this commitment, making economic development and tourism amongst their top priorities.

To enable the objectives of the Economic Development and Tourism Unit to be met it is involved in many varied projects and activities including:

  • Promotion and publicity of the Shire
  • Identifying growth opportunities in target sectors
  • Working with businesses that will provide greatest economic benefit
  • Providing information and referral services
  • Advise on new business establishment
  • Provide a seamless response to new investment enquiries
  • Working with Local, State and Federal governments to deliver enterprise improvement programs

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