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Business Support

What We Do For You

The services our Economic Development unit provides include:

  • Support local business retention, expansion and help to maximise their potential
  • Assist business and industry identify appropriate land for development
  • Provide links to business support networks
  • Support business and industry to develop opportunities that increase skills, sustainability, employment creation and investment
  • Identify initiatives and work with the business community to attract new industry to the region
  • Promote our shire as a place to live, work and invest
  • Provide the first point of contact for information, referral and support in relation to government grant opportunities or assistance with the application process
  • Network with relevant authorities to assist local business and industry
  • Lobby government for resources to improve infrastructure and service provision


Business Associations/Chambers of Commerce

Business and Tourism Associations, Chambers of Commerce and Traders and Tourism Associations do a great job in addressing local opportunities and issues and providing a unified voice to Council and other levels of Government. Associations also provide valuable networking and professional development opportunities to members. To join your local association please see the contact details below.

Heyfield Traders and Tourism Inc. Jamie Riley 
5148 3447

Loch Sport Business and Tourism Association Matt Edey (President) or Tony Patchell (Secretary) 0417 122 694 or 0402 909 005 or
Maffra Business and Tourism Association Linda Hunt 
0488 411 021
Rosedale Chamber of Commerce Coola Nassiokos
5199 2471

Sale Business and Tourism Association Naomi Cranston
(Executive Officer)
0414 424 610
Stratforward  Liz Whitehill
0403 300 500 
Yarram Traders and Tourism Inc. Matt Langdon 
0418 298 218


Business Support Database and Opportunities

You can register your interest in being on the Wellington Shire Business database to receive relevant business support opportunities from us via email. Note: Your details will not be passed onto any third parties as per the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014, Part 3.

    Business Support Registration

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