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  • Cessnock paves the way for local roads across the country
    Councils across Australia backed Cessnock City Council’s motion at the National General Assembly of Local Government, urging the Federal Government to step in and address growing local infrastructure backlogs, while as the same time generating work creating national economic stimulus. 
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Economic Development Strategy

Economic Development is the process of improving the economic wellbeing of the community, through efforts focused on strengthening local businesses, attracting investment and creating jobs. The aim of economic development is to develop the local community into one where people wish to live, work, invest and enjoy.

Consistent with the Cessnock Community Strategic Plan 2023 and the community’s desired outcome of a sustainable and prosperous community, council sought to develop an Economic Development Strategy in order to improve the economic wellbeing and prosperity of Cessnock LGA.