Business Support

There are a range of business support options provided in Cessnock City, Hunter Valley Australia.

A combination of natural and agricultural resources, a rich cultural heritage, and close proximity to domestic and international markets makes Cessnock City a great place to do business. The Economic Development Unit is working to Advance Cessnock City by supporting business growth, investment, and professional development opportunities in the region.

Cessnock City is a lifestyle area, where you are supported to do good business. Investment in our region reaps rewards – some of the features of the area include:

  • Highly accessible – within two hours from Sydney and 1 hour of Newcastle
  • Heart of Hunter Valley Wine Country
  • Quality Scenic, Rural and Natural Environments
  • Attractive Setting, excellent range of services
  • Relatively low cost business environment
  • Highest population growth in the Hunter Region (2006-2011)

Business support in Cessnock CityA range of support is available to your business in Cessnock City:

There is also a range of information on local employment, education and training providers.

If you cannot find the information you were seeking, please contact Council’s Economic Development Unit on 02 4993 4257 or 02 4993 4185.


Cessnock City Council’s adopted Cessnock 2020 Community Strategic Plan identified the community desired an outcome of “A sustainable and prosperous economy”. This encompasses “the need to attract a diverse range of businesses, industries and services together with improved access to education, training, and employment opportunities to ensure we have a sustainable and prosperous economy”. It has been recognised that in order to achieve this outcome, Cessnock City Council has a role both as a leader and partner to advocate for economic development and investment across our local government area.

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