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The Grampians region comprises four council areas, each boasting a thriving local economy and a range of industry opportunities for prospective professionals.
With easy connectivity to all major Victorian cities, each council prides itself on assisting and empowering entrepreneurs, business owners and employers across all sectors to make the most of their newfound lifestyle.
Ararat Rural City
Ararat Rural City is a region on the move. The economy of the municipality is diverse and driven by advanced manufacturing, construction, healthcare, retail, agriculture – sheep & crop farming, food and wine production and tourism, with over 1,500 registered businesses.
Located on the nationally significant Principal Freight Network, which provides rail access to the Port of Portland, Port of Geelong and Port of Melbourne, and with future improvements to road infrastructure, the access to advanced transport and logistics will provide your new lifestyle with significant opportunities for business growth.
Horsham Rural City
Horsham Rural City Council’s industry diversity creates a business environment for success today with immense potential for future development.
While existing sectors including agriculture, manufacturing, public sector services, retail and construction continue to thrive and grow, new and emerging sectors are continuously adding strength and vitality to the business landscape.
Northern Grampians Shire
The Northern Grampians Shire boasts an exciting array of industries and business enterprises., with more than 1100 businesses currently operating in the area. Industry is generally concentrated in the key township of Stawell, where retail and commercial operations are mainly of a local service nature.
Stawell services the shire’s needs when it comes to shopping, business and commercial services, and as such is home to hundreds of new and emerging businesses.
Southern Grampians Shire
Southern Grampians Shire has a large agricultural industry which is supported by a multifaceted and diverse economy of other industries. Opportunities exist in Health Care, Retail, Education & Training, Construction, Public Administration & Safety, Manufacturing and Transport sectors. The emerging digital economy will also demand new skills and job opportunities to support these industries.
A dynamic and vibrant economy, and a strong regional capital, Hamilton is well-placed to promote economic productivity through the ongoing creation of jobs and the further development of new and existing sectors.