Start Your Business in Lockhart Shire

Investing in Lockhart Shire makes good business sense. With a vibrant economy, excellent transport linkages, strong growth and an enjoyable lifestyle, now is the time to start your business in Lockhart Shire.

We are committed to strong economic development in the region and will provide assistance to facilitate the establishment of new businesses and the expansion of current businesses. We can also assist with access to information from government agencies.

For investors, Lockhart Shire delivers:

  • Significant opportunities in agribusiness, tourism, retail, professional services, ecommerce and health care;

  • Well positioned to capitalise on growing industry sectors;

  • Pro-business local government;

  • Improved infrastructure and strong investment;

  • Competitive and development friendly property markets;

  • Investment incentives to businesses wishing to locate, expand and retain their operations in the Riverina region in key strategic industries

  • Specialist local support and facilitated connections


The below pages offer advice, links and services to help you start a business and to help you grow your business.

If you would like further information, please contact:

Jennifer Connor
Tourism & Economic Development
Contact: 02 69205305 or mail@lockhart.nsw.gov.au

Start Your Business Portal

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Business Support

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Business Innovation Forum

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Business Awards

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Business Directory

The Lockhart Shire Business Directory is a one-stop shop for contact details for local Shire Businesses.

Business Incentives

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Business Survey

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Employment Opportunities

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Property and Real Estate

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Shopping Locally

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