Council has implemented strict protocols to ensure we comply with directions issued by government in relation to managing the COVID 19 risk. These protocols apply to our staff, our customers and visitors to our premises, and councillors alike. Please be understanding that we will do our best to maintain services and help in what are unique and challenging circumstances.
Tenterfield Shire Council is committed to business growth, economic development and sustainable business practices. The economic development team recognise the importance of partnerships with local and regional businesses, organisations and government agencies.
Tourism is a key economic driver within our region, and has been recognised as a vital strategy for future growth. Our focus is on sustainable tourism growth and development, and our team works closely with local businesses, neighbouring Councils, regional and state tourism organisations, and government agencies.
Community development is an integral part of the overall wellbeing of our Shire. Tenterfield Shire Council is committed to actively connecting and engaging with our communities across the Shire.
The economic development, tourism and community engagement office offers the following services:
Business assistance for relocation of business, creation of new business and business expansion
Business workshops and training
Co-ordinated development services and pre-development discussions
Demographics and statistics
Sale of industrial land
Business and Event Grant assistance
Information on current and future developments
Electronic Tourism and Economic Development newsletter
Business and Tourism Excellence Awards
Business, event and Tourism promotion
Assistance for creation of new tourism enterprises and tourism expansion
Assistance with product development
Shire wide and regional tourism and marketing promotions
Assistance with event development and promotions
Management of Tenterfield Visitor Information Centre
Tenterfield Economic Development & Tourism Newsletter
Current edition (emailed to Tenterfield’s business & tourism operators on the last weekday of each month):
The Tenterfield Shire Council Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the Region. Results include population, age structure, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, income, qualifications, occupations, employment, unemployment, disability, disadvantage, volunteering, childcare, family structure, household structure, housing tenure, mortgage and rental payments, and the size and type of the dwellings people live in.