Invest in Camden
Camden Council is committed to working collaboratively across the region to facilitate economic activity and employment growth, support local businesses to grow and thrive, advocate for investment in the LGA, and encourage the development of vibrant places in order to grow a prosperous economy and connected community.
Opportunities abound to leverage off Camden’s existing strengths, emerging regional advantages and strategic proximity to catalytic developments throughout the Western Parkland City.
Explore Camden's opportunities
The below key documents outline Camden Council's commitment to growing a prosperous and diverse economy that attracts innovation and facilitates local employment opportunities.
Economic Development Strategy
Camden's Economic Development Strategy 2022-2026 outlines Council's priorities and actions for economic development throughout the local government area. It will set the framework for Council as an enabler of economic growth and diversification in Camden LGA. The Strategy will deliver a holistic approach to economic development which prioritises innovation, community wellbeing, celebration of our unique rural and urban assets, and maximising opportunities to leverage growth from the Western Sydney International Airport, Aerotropolis and Western Parkland City.
Stakeholder consultation helped identify four strategic directions which will support and enhance the Camden economy over the short to medium term and provide a framework for Council to achieve its vision for economic and regional growth.
Need a quick snapshot of the Strategy?
Download the Camden Economic Development Strategy Summary
The Economic Development Strategy outlines Council's vision for a prosperous economy and priorities for stimulating economic growth and vitality throughout the Camden LGA. The Strategy aligns with key Council and regional strategies, including:
Camden Economic Prospectus
Camden is one of the fastest growing LGAs in Australia with economic growth outpacing other Sydney metro LGAs. This growth is driven by a burgeoning population, strong construction pipeline and substantial investment in the region. Base your business here and capitalise on our rapid growth.
Over the last decade (2011-2020) Camden’s GRP has grown on average 8.3% per annum, well above the Greater Sydney average of 2.8% per annum
Find out what makes Camden a unique place to invest in and explore the many opportunities to do business in our region.
Download the Camden Economic Prospectus
Economic Development Strategy in Action
The Camden Economic Development Strategy vision is to leverage Camden’s local strengths and emerging regional advantages to promote attractive and liveable places, stimulate economic and employment growth, and foster a vibrant, diversified and technologically advanced economy. Of our strategic directions and priorities within the strategy, two include:
Facilitate business and industry growth
Support and encourage the delivery of events throughout the Camden LGA
One of the many ways Council supports local businesses is delivering events such as Small Business Month and the Camden Careers Expo. To keep up to date with the latest events and to get your organisation involved, sign up to our Business eNews.