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Regional Economic Development

The Centroc Management Plan identifies the following priorities for road and Regional Economic Development:

1. Review of the Regional Economic Development Strategy for next steps in implementation including

  • identifying clusters and areas of competitive advantage in each council area and in the Region generally. Cluster analysis to include mining, education, and agriculture and other points of difference including strengths.
  • a regional approach to marketing and promotions

2. Be informed regarding tourism in the region and lend support on an as needs basis;

3. Supporting the location of a Weather Station near Dubbo

This priority also provides advice regarding the Screen Central initiative, attracting screen to Central NSW. Centroc also works closely with Central NSW Tourism. Visit the website for more

Centroc works collaboratively with RDA Central West and The Regional Economic Development Forum in supporting this priority.

Submissions and feedback into State and Federal strategy regarding Regional Economic Development can be found by clicking here.

The Centroc Board progresses advocacy regarding this priority at its quarterly meetings. The most recent Centroc Board Papers can be found by clicking here.

Extensive work has been undertaken with Central West RDA providing data to members and advice on the region to use for attraction of business. Visit the RDA website for more

For Publications including the Centroc Population Projections individual Council snapshots click here.

Media releases related to Regional Economic Development can be found by clicking here.

This priority is sponsored by Mr Garry Styles, General Manager of Orange City Council.

For more advice please contact the Centroc Executive Officer, Jenny Bennett.