The Baw Baw Shire is one of Victoria’s fastest growing municipalities and is already home to a number of innovative, industry leading businesses, exporters and domestic businesses that use Baw Baw’s location and/or natural resources to their advantage.
The Baw Baw Shire region is a strong producer of primary products, value added and manufactured goods, in 2010 the total output estimate for the Baw Baw Shire was A$3,367.599 million.
Assisting your development
Council's Economic Development staff are available to work with potential business investors to help you choose a site and work through any statutory planning requirements for your development. In some cases, Economic Development staff may also be able to assist you in identifying and applying for any relevant Victorian or Australian Government business assistance grants or programmes.
To contact Council's Economic Development Unit:
Baw Baw Shire Council
PO Box 304
Warragul Vic 3820 Australia
Tel: +61 (03) 5624 2411
If you already have a site in mind and are looking for a Planning Permit Application form then click here.
Council has a number of general brochures that may help provide you with background information, these are available in PDF format for downloading or as hard copies that can be posted to you. The four main brochures are;
Council has produced a range of postcards promoting Baw Baw's agribusiness sector. These are available to download in English and Arabic.