Economic Development

This business unit develops networking groups and hosts training and support forums with business associations, industry groups and state government agencies.  It facilitates the Old Perth Road Markets and drives initiatives for Town centre activation.

The business unit manages communication and marketing channels through:

Through these channels the Town advocates for entrepreneurship in local residents, it provides a business directory, research data to assist in business planning and marketing. 

This business unit develops proposals in collaboration with neighbouring Councils to expand the reputation of local businesses regionally and also to attract investment into the Town.

Through this unit the town manages partnerships between commercial operators and education providers and it is also represented with Economic Development Australia the peek national body which provides insight into best practice across the country.