Strengthening the local economy and building prosperity is a key priority for Ipswich City Council. The role of the Office of Economic Development (OED) is to:

  • create the right conditions for economic growth while balancing the character and liveability of the region;
  • partner with local Chambers to support local businesses build capability, which in turn creates local jobs;
  • facilitate and support projects that are beneficial to the area; and
  • advocate for regionally significant projects to be funded and located in the area

OED undertakes four main functions:

  1. Local business support, investment and growth
  2. Industry development
  3. Investment and project attraction
  4. Advocacy and major projects

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Contact OED

Phone:  (07) 3810 7534
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