Economic & Business Development
Our primary industries is an expanding, vibrant industrial and manufacturing sector, all utilising Gunnedah's prime location, abundant supply of underground water and high capacity transport infrastructure. Key industry for the shire includes agriculture (cropping and livestock), manufacturing and processing services including brick works, leather works, grain milling and coal mining. Gunnedah is also supported by a thriving commercial and retail service sector.
Gunnedah's retail and commercial sector provides a broadening supply of goods and services capable of supporting a growing population. With 3 major supermarkets and many nationally branded outlets, Gunnedah is a one-stop-shop not only for the Shire's residents but also many regional shoppers. Gunnedah is a welcoming community and a great place to run a new business venture.