Campaspe has a number of competitive strengths, including:

Economic 

  • Strong and diverse agricultural sector
  • Significant and complimentary food manufacturing activities
  • Gourmet food and wine
  • Established supply chain and access to export markets
  • Diversity of accommodation, events, tourism assets and experiences
  • Engaged and proactive business community
  • Land available for both productive agricultural and commercial and industrial activities
  • Access to a wide variety of resources and utilities including natural gas and water for irrigation
  • Strong representation of professional businesses and services

Social & community

  • High levels of amenity and range of services
  • Rich early settler and agricultural sector with significant indigenous cultural heritage
  • Welcoming Community
  • Strong presence of health, aged care and disability services

Environment

  • A unique climate, warmer and drier than other areas of Victoria and a milder winter, that provides optimum growing conditions and encourages/supports tourism visitation
  • Availability of water and irrigation networks
  • Unique and diverse environment and sustainability of the region

More information:

Economic Development Strategy

Demographics - Campaspe Shire