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Noosa Shire Council

Local Economic Plan Local Economic Plan

The Local Economic Plan for Noosa has been developed through a process of consultation and engagement with the community, and guided by a Project Focus Group.

The Local Economic Plan looks to support the development of:

  • A more diverse local economy
  • Growth in smart industry sectors
  • A smart approach to planning
  • Sustainability - the interdependence of the economy, the environment and the community. 

It also:

  • provides a policy statement that is easily understood and clearly explains the philosophy behind why we do what we do;
  • is realistic, achievable and sufficiently resourced;
  • is capable of evolving, and span a 5 year time frame;
  • is market driven;
  • clearly expresses Council’s role which includes facilitating, enabling, connecting, partnering and direct delivery;
  • recognises innovation as a key driver of business growth;
  • values education and a skilled and talented workforce and business community;
  • recognises and maximises benefits from its Noosa Biosphere® status and;
  • demonstrates best use of available resources.

View the Noosa Shire Local Economic Plan [12.7MB].

View the Noosa Shire Local Economic Plan - Action Plan

Visit – Local Economic Plan Community Consultation and the Project Focus Group for the process that was undertaken.