Economic Development Office

Role of the Economic Development Office

The Shoalhaven Economic Development Office is one of the largest such offices in Regional Australia. Our team will partner you and your business to:

  • Relocate your business into the Shoalhaven
  • Start a business in the Shoalhaven
  • Expand your business once established in Shoalhaven
  • Invest in the Shoalhaven
  • Connect you to business opportunities - including training and grant opportunities

Call Us

+61 2 4429 3388
Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm

Visit Us

Administrative Office
Shoalhaven City Council
Bridge Rd
Nowra NSW 2541

(Post: PO Box 42
Nowra NSW 2541, Australia)

Meet the Team

The Shoalhaven Economic Development Office has a small but dedicated team.

Position Vacant

Economic Development Manager

Please contact Acting Economic Development Manager Coralie Bell, for all Economic Development enquiries..

The Economic Development Manager assists businesses, providing advice on developments and the approval process and understands the Government programs for providing assistance to business. The Economic Development Manager co-ordinates the development of Council’s Employment Land portfolio and is the primary point of contact for the sale of these lands by Council.

Ryan Schulter

Senior Economic Development Officer

The Economic Development Officer provides advice and assistance to business and business groups prepares submissions and grant applications by Council to Government on regional development issues, provides research and assistance on matters pertaining to the economic and employment growth within the Shoalhaven.


Sally Bacon

Economic Development Senior Administration Officer

Sally undertakes tasks relating to the business training and event management roles within the Economic Development portfolio, as well as co-ordinating land conveyancing and other administrative requirements.