Regional Economic Development Strategy

In an historic first, five cross-border councils are joining forces and looking beyond their respective geographical boundaries to grow and develop the wider region.

The first-ever Albury Wodonga Regional Economic Development Strategy 2018-2022 has been adopted by AlburyCity, Wodonga, Federation, Greater Hume and Indigo Councils.

An initiative of the NSW Government, the strategy has been developed using each council’s community strategic plans and economic development strategies, both of which are ‘community’ driven.

Home to more than 130,000 people, the economy of the wider region is valued at $7.1 billion annually. Key industries of specialisation are identified as manufacturing, agribusiness and transport and logistics.

Other sectors including tourism, health care and defence are also seen as engines of growth, critical to creating prosperity and enhancing the quality of life for residents.

The strategy also identifies each council’s economic development priorities through a range of well-aligned major projects. Examples range from road upgrades to resident- attraction programs, with each playing a key role in delivering economic growth and job opportunities.

Download the Albury Wodonga Regional Economic Development Strategy from the bottom of this page.