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  • Draft Climate Change Policy to go on public exhibition
    In an effort to address the changing climate affecting the Cessnock Local Government Area, Council has developed a draft Climate Change Policy. The community are encouraged to provide feedback on the Policy during the public exhibition period. The draft Climate Change Policy will be on public exhibition from the 26 February until the 25 March 2020. 
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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.