Council Economic Development Vision is to “Improve the living standards of all
Singleton LGA residents through applying economic principles to planning and
Vision is complementary to the Singleton Council Vision of a vibrant, progressive,
connected, sustainable and resilient community.
following economic values are used to provide a balanced planning approach in
guiding the Singleton Council LGA into a prosperous, rewarding and harmonious
Entrepreneurial & Economic Support
- Create an environment that fosters and supports business, promotes job
creation, supports entrepreneurship and diversifies our industry base.
Health & Wellbeing - Support and
promote activities that provide personnel fulfilment for residents such as arts,
personnel development and beautiful outdoor spaces. Support and promote
sporting activities and events that provide physical development and pathways
to excellence. Minimise the impacts of social issues such as homelessness and
mental health issues.
Infrastructure – Provide residents and
businesses with access to infrastructure at the standard equal to or better
than what is available in our cities.
Education & Training - Provide
residence with unimpeded access to education (preschool, primary school,
secondary school, vocational and university), training and equipment to create
the foundations of a prosperous economy.
Environmental Management - Undertake
short and long-term environmental planning that preserves regional
biodiversity, minimises waste, supports long-term community sustainability and
minimises environmental impacts for future generations.
Equality – Promote and foster a
community where benefits and rewards are the same for all demographics such as
gender, age, race or religions. Demographics should not be a determining factor
in an individuals or group of people’s income, life expectancy, health or
must use its considerable strengths and competitive advantages when planning
for future opportunities. The
Singleton LGA’s strengths and competitive advantages are:
Culture & Heritage
State and regional road and rail networks
National Park Access
Lake St Clair
Skilled and trained people
Hunter Valley Brand Awareness
Council economic development strategies and actions align with the Hunter
Regional Plan 2036, Upper Hunter Regional Plan, Singleton Community Strategic
Plan and the World Health Organisation (WHO) Development Goals to ensure
Singletons goals align with those of the state and federal governments.
the following links for further details:
Hunter Regional Plan 2036
Upper Hunter Regional Plan
Singleton Community Strategic Plan
business development resources can be found at https://www.investregional.nsw.gov.au/regions/hunter/