Economic diversity provides resilience within a community and provides long term benefits in terms of employment and growth. With increasing reliance on coal mining within the Upper Hunter it is vital to retain other important industries and also have in place plans for change as the economic cycles change.
This report is available to download here. Copies are also available from Council's offices located at Merriwa, Murrurundi and Scone.
Ph: 6540 1135
Fax: 6545 2671
Upper Hunter Economic Diversification Report Summary (PDF - 638.51KB)
Upper Hunter Economic Diversification Report Part 1 (PDF - 2707.35KB)
Upper Hunter Economic Diversification Report Part 2 (PDF - 1497.6KB)
Upper Hunter Economic Diversification Report Part 3 (PDF - 4316.45KB)
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