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.