Logan City Council is calling for tourism-generating Expressions of Interest for its Loganholme Tourism Precinct, which is situated on 43 hectares of riverfront land.
Hawkesbury City Council has produced a new Hawkesbury Region Visitor Guide, which features an innovative approach to advertising.
The City of Prospect is creating opportunity and promoting growth via a strategic focus on Economic Development.
Beautiful by Day, Spectacular by Night*
The new destination playground at South Bank’s Riverside Green was officially re-opened on Saturday 3 October to popular acclaim. Situated in an extremely busy section of the famous esplanade in South Bank, the multi-layered playground features state-of-the-art play equipment, some of which has not been seen before in Queensland.
Oasis in the desert
The Echidna Place precinct in the town of Thargomindah is now a contemporary, well-frequented space, but the complex had very different beginnings.
Supporting local producers
In a bid to prove manufacturing isn’t dead, Marrickville Council has established a program to support local food producers.
Strategic student collaboration
Seven students from La Trobe University Bendigo are working with the City of Greater Bendigo’s Economic Development Unit to update one of the City’s key business resources.
Boost for community services
The Fairfield Youth and Community Centre celebrated its official opening last month, providing a major expansion to Fairfield City Council’s community services.
Tourists can now drive regular vehicles to experience the rock art and dot-painting tours offered in the Wallace Rockhole community, situated in MacDonnell Regional Council, Northern Territory.
For the past two years, the Town of Victoria Park has been running an extremely successful program aimed at activating the Albany Highway main street, encouraging tourism and economic development benefits.
Local Government and Economic Development*
In my travels throughout Australia’s cities, regions and more remote communities, it’s clear to me that local government, whether large or small, makes an important contribution to economic development. This is because of the ubiquitous engagement councils have with the communities they serve.