Doing Business

Federation Council makes good business sense. With a vibrant economy, excellent transport linkages and accessibility, strong opportunities for growth and exceptional lifestyle, there are endless reasons to consider doing business in this region.

  • Natural gas availability to residential and industrial areas
  • Strong availability of residential and industrial land
  • Two of the region’s largest employers
  • Daily commercial freight and transport connections to capital and regional cities
  • Strong statutory planning and development controls
  • Resilience to reduced water access
  • Considerable infrastructure investment underway by Council
  • Comparably low unemployment in the Shire
  • Access to a range of transport infrastructure, including roads and airport
  • Relatively high level of exporting outside the area
  • Affordable labour