A recent update to the Investment Prospectus of the Hunter and Central Coast Regions has been released giving a great insight into investment in these regions.

Some of the main points include:

Central Coast

  • The Central Coast contributes AUD$8.6 billion to the NSW economy
  • 16% of residents commute to Sydney and Newcastle for job comitments
  • Tourism has been steadily increasing since 2009-10 with a 3.1% annual increase in overnight stays
  • The Central Coast Region is serviced by the Sydney-Newcastle railway line

Hunter Region

  • The Hunter Region is the largest contributor to the NSW economy, contributing over A$32.3 billionT
  • The University of Newcastle (a Global top 250 university) is based within the Hunter Region
  • Tourism has generated AUD$2.5 billion into the region in 2016-17, with a steady 2.0% annual increase in visitor numbers since 2009-10
  • Port of Newcastle is Australia’s third largest port, the world’s leading coal export port and the 24th largest in the world by trade volume.

 

These links can be found at :

Central Coast 

https://www.investregional.nsw.gov.au/regions/central-coast/

Hunter Region

https://www.investregional.nsw.gov.au/regions/hunter/

 

Source: investregional.nsw.gov.au