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Doing Business in Shepparton

What can we do for you?

Greater Shepparton City Council’s Economic Development team can help your business make a home here in Greater Shepparton. We roll out the red carpet and streamline the process. We can help you by working with various departments within Council including planning, environmental health or other departments depending on the nature of your business.

We can also put you in touch with other local businesses and suppliers you may also need to liaise with. Greater Shepparton Business Centre also offers a variety of support and rental options for new and emerging businesses.

Greater Shepparton is open for business!

Key facts and figures

Greater Shepparton is a vibrant, diverse community located 2 hours north of Melbourne in the heart of the Goulburn Valley, the foodbowl of Australia. Extensive road transport industry with 25% of all truck registrations in Victoria from the Goulburn Valley. Shepparton’s central location is a major advantage and has seen it emerge as the industry, retail and services hub for central Victoria. It also provides straightforward access to Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.
As the heart of the Foodbowl, 25% of Victoria’s agriculture is produced here contributing $900m annually to the Victorian economy and $2.06b in exports. $2b investment into our state of the art, world class irrigation delivery system.
Gross Regional Product $3.51b. Small business equate to 32.2% of the business sector.
Home to multinational companies such as SPC, Tatura Milk Industries (Bega), Uniliever, Visy, Pental products and Freedom Foods.

Top 7 reasons to invest & do business in Greater Shepparton

  1. The clean and green climate, plenty of sunshine and state of the art irrigation system.
  2. National transport hub.
  3. Strong manufacturing sector.
  4. Internationally competitive agricultural industry such as dairy and horticulture.
  5. Strategic attraction of international, national and state events.
  6. Centrally located.
  7. Ongoing private and government investment in the region.

Major projects in development

  • $19m Greater Shepparton Regional Sports Precinct
  • $49.9m Shepparton Art Museum (SAM)
  • CBD revitalisation
  • $70m new Courthouse
  • $168.5m Goulburn Valley Health Redevelopment

Current investment opportunities

  • Accommodation
  • Solar Projects
  • GV Link - Goulburn Valley Freight and Logistics Centre
  • Airport Development