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Visit, Live & Invest in Leichhardt::

The Leichhardt Local Government Area (LGA) includes the suburbs of Leichhardt, Lilyfield, Balmain (including Balmain East), Birchgrove, Rozelle and Annandale and has a population of approximately 56, 288 people within an area of 1003 hectares (as at June 2012, ABS April 2013).

Council has subscribed to a series of externally developed products which assist Council, the general public, students, community groups, business and investors to become more informed about the community. The data is presented in easy to use tables, charts, maps and commentary to answer frequently asked sociodemographic questions. We welcome you to use this free information resource to find out more about the profile of our LGA.

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Our Community Profile is a suburb-based community profile containing demographic analysis based on Census results including population, age structure, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, income, qualifications, occupations, employment, unemployment, disability, disadvantage, volunteering, childcare, family structure, household structure, housing tenure, mortgage and rental payments, and the size and type of the dwellings people live in.

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Our Atlas accesses Census data as a series of thematic maps that show how particular population groups (elderly, youth, disadvantaged, students, public transport users etc) are distributed across your selected area.

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Our Economy brings together economic data from multiple sources to tell the story of a local economy and how it is changing.This information is designed to be used by council staff, local businesses, investors, community groups, students and the general public. The economic profiles is derived from official sources, includes robust economic modeling and is analysed and presented by experts. Each data source is maintained with the latest series so you can be sure you are using the most up to date information; Including: Gross Regional Product, local jobs, local businesses, employment, unemployment, population, building approvals, industry structure, journey to work and much more.

Community Directory

A list of services in the local area by category.


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Leichhardt Council supports its local businesses.

We are implementing our Employment and Economic Development Plan,
a 10-year strategy to strengthen and grow our local economy and make Leichhardt a better business community.  

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Focus on February

FOCUS on February brings you up to date business information and a range of initiatives presented by Council and other local networks in support of business in the area.

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Employment and Economic Development Plan

A strategic framework to help realise the community’s vision, identifying initiatives that are geared towards improving Leichhardt’s local economy.

Business Programs

Business Programs and Initiatives

Programs and initiatives to assist local business: Renew Leichhardt, Buy Local, Fair Trade, Business Smart, Business Awards.

Chamber of Commerce
Chambers of Commerce

Chambers of Commerce in the Leichhardt Council Municipality.

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Business Assistance

Find information and weblinks for business networking.