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Visit, Live & Invest in Griffith ::

Griffith City Council is a Regional Council with a population catchment of 50,000. The council is committed to assisting investors and developers realise their potential, whether this includes new subdivisions, complexes, industry, duplexes for the rental market or business relocation and expansion.


Council is pro-development and has introduced a number of measures to assist developers;

  • Identify appropriate funding / rebate and other opportunities through the Australian Government’s Enterprise Connect and AusIndustry programs, NSW Trade and Investment, BEC and State Training Services.
  • Assist with identifying commercial premises and options for suitable land 
  • Assist in co-ordinating pre-DA lodgement meetings
  • Assist developers through the DA and Council processes
  • Flexible payment schemes for 94A section charges, ( assessed on a case by case basis)
  • Flexibility in 94A section charges in relation to complying with conditions in the DA ( assessed on a case by case basis)


We want to work with investors and developers to encourage growth, new industry in a sustainable manner and welcome your enquiry.

Faster Broadband


Fixed wireless broadband through the NBN program is being rolled out within the local government area.

Rental market


A shortage of rental accommodation, cheap land and low vacancy rates makes Griffith an ideal place to invest, but don't take our word for it, Griffith has been listed in the Hot Property Magazine as being in the top 100 places in Australia with the best growth prospects.



Griffith is readily accessable by two major highways The Kidman and Burley Griffin Way connecting you to Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Adelaide. Serviced by road, rail, and air – Sydney (REX) and Melbourne (Par Avian)

NSW Valuer Generals department:


2012 NSW Land & Property country property market $161,000
2012 NSW Retail Shop Site frontage 9.1 m country property market $411,000
2012 NSW Small industrial Sites 2036 sq m country property market $161,000
2012 median weekly rents Griffith $135x 1 bedroom, $185x 2 bedroom, $260x 3 bedroom, 4 bedroom $340 (Housing NSW)


Griffith Business Prospectus

Griffith Economic Profile
Hot 100 Property Report



For more information, please contact Council's Tourism & Economic Development Officer, Nicola James on 6962 8100 or email or the Manager Tourism & Economic Development, Greg Lawrence on 6962 8100 or


Business in Griffith



There are over 3165 business in Griffith and growing. Griffith has over 14,245 people in the workforce (Dec 2013 SALM).


Griffith is a regional centre supporting a healthy retail sector, strong services industry, health and social services and education and training sector. Griffith is bucking the national trend in terms of food and beverage manufacturing and metal fabrication, with this sector employing 19/ of the labour market.


Agriculture is extremely important to the regional economy with the majority of rural holdings on irrigation. Our good soils, Mediterranean climate and quality water has provided Griffith with the clean and green reputation for establishing global markets in wine, citrus and almonds. 


Supply chain, freight and logistics are important to local global and domestic markets and Griffith City Council is working hard with stakeholders to improve efficiencies.


Griffith has a strong workforce with traditionally low unemployment. Access to training through Riverina Institute of TAFE, integrated diploma and degree pathways through TAFE / CSU combined with statutory courses through the Western Riverina Community College has your workforce training needs covered.


If you are considering business relocation or starting a new business call us for assistance.


2013 Business Audit