Economic Development Strategy

The Hobsons Bay Economic Development Strategy and Action Plan 2015 - 2020 outlines the key themes and objectives that will guide Council's work in supporting the short and long term growth of the local economy, with themes including:

  • Business Support and Engagement
  • Investment Attraction and Facilitation
  • Community Led Economic Development
  • Sustainability
  • Learning, Connectivity and Innovation

The strategy is supported by an Action Plan and Background Paper, which together provide the economic context and framework for Councils future economic development activity.

Council plans to undertake a review of the Economic Development Strategy 2015-2020 and the Industrial Land Management Strategy 2008 in 2021.

A copy of the Hobsons Bay Economic Development Strategy and Action Plan can be found below.  The Background paper is available on request.

Hobsons Bay Economic Development Strategy 2015-2020(PDF, 6MB)

Hobson Bay Economic Development Strategy Action Plan 2015-16(PDF, 4MB)

Hobsons Bay Economic Development Strategy Action Plan 2016-17(PDF, 742KB)

Hobsons Bay Economic Development Strategy Action Plan 2017-18(PDF, 725KB)

Click on the links provided to download an electronic copy of the:

Investment Attraction and Facilitation(PDF, 259KB) - Business Assistance and Support flyer

Manufacturing industry fact sheet(PDF, 196KB)

Tourism industry fact sheet(PDF, 212KB)