Tuesday, 18 December 2018 Sydney
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Invest in Blayney Shire::

Investment Opportunities

The information set-out below has been developed with the assistance of Regional Development Australia - Central West.

  • key indicators

-   SEIFA Ranking – 92 out of 152 NSW LGAs
-   47% of Blayney residents work in the Blayney region
-   Unemployment rate of 3.5% (2012)
-   Labour  force  participation  rate  of  60.8% (2011)

  • competitive strengths

-   Strategic location being only 3 1/2 hours drive
    from Sydney
-   Supportive and proactive Council
-   Access to a skilled and diverse workforce
-   Well placed SEIFA ranking (see below)
-   Direct road access to Sydney, Melbourne and
    Adelaide
-   Blayney Intermodal Terminal at the Blayney
    railway yard
-   Fully  serviced, strategically  located  industrial
    land, 
accessible to both the Mid-Western
    Highway 
and the railway
-   Regional Relocation Grants available to
    eligible residents looking to move 
to the region
  . (NSW Office of State Revenue)
-   Classified as an Inner Regional Area (RA2) by
    the Department of Health and 
Ageing means
    that medical professionals 
moving from major
    city areas to Blayney 
may be entitled to
    relocation and retention 
benefits.  
 
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