Shoalhaven Economic Development
Call Us: 02 4429 3388.   Email Us: business@shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au

Grants

Small Business Grant

A reminder that Small Business Grants continue until June 2019.
The Small Business Grant is designed to encourage small businesses that do not pay payroll tax to employ new full-time, part-time and casual workers and expand their enterprises across NSW. The Small Business Grant (Employment Incentive) will provide employers up to $2,000 per new employee for businesses that don't pay payroll tax. Click here to find out more.   


Innovate NSW – Collaborative Solutions

Innovate NSW Collaborative Solutions provides grants of up to 25% of project costs (to a maximum of $100,000), to consortia to develop an innovative, new-to-market solution. The solution must use an enabling technology to address a high growth opportunity or challenge in one of the following key sectors: e-health, advanced manufacturing, energy technologies and services, online & interactive education, and transport, logistics & infrastructure. Click here to find out more.   

 
Farm Innovation Fund

The Farm Innovation Fund provides loans to meet the cost of carrying out permanent capital works that will have a significant beneficial impact on the land, long term profitability of the enterprise and address adverse seasonal conditions. Click here for more information. 


TechVouchers

Supports opportunities for research collaboration between NSW small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) and NSW based research organisations. For more information about TechVouchers, click here.


 

"15 jobs per week created in the Shoalhaven"

"The Shoalhaven has a secure water supply"

"Nowra is an easy two hour drive from Sydney"

"The Shoalhaven offers access to markets of 6 million people"

"Nowra will double in population by 2031"

 

Economic Development have a new strategy - Productive Shoalhaven 2017-2026

Shoalhaven Economic Profile

Remplan can provide you with Shoalhaven industrial economic data. 


Profile id. gives you access to a wealth of demographic data

Work Force

As of Sept 2015:

Employed 35,461
Umemployed 3,705
Labour Force 39,166
Building Certificates Issued
Twelve Months to December 2012
Commercial 93 $13.6m
Industrial 5 $1.43m
Residential 374 $89.2m