We support and advocate for improved investment and employment within the City, as well as undertake strategy development, events approval & promotion, business support and advocacy & partnership development.

Strategy development

We develop long term strategies that support and encourage investment and jobs growth. 

Some recent examples includes the Destination Management Plan and the Events Strategic Plan.  

Events approval & promotion

Events and festivals deliver both social and economic benefits for our local community. 

Business support

We help our small and emerging businesses to navigate through Council regulations and link to useful websites that offer support. Other projects in this area include: 

Advocacy & partnership development

We can help generate significant investment opportunities or infrastructure development. 

This includes partnering with State and Federal Governments, or working with the private sector. 

Some ongoing partnerships include our work with:

We support economic development through our funding of BMEE, which was formed in 2012 to stimulate economic development through advocacy, investment and job creation.