Goal 18

Warrnambool’s economic success is strengthened by local research, innovation, collaboration and continuous learning.

2040 Outcome: 
  • An active and sustainable peak body that provides a united voice for Warrnambool business and industry.
  • Maintain and grow collaborative arrangements between cross border, and regional councils and interest groups.
The changes we want by 2026: 
  • Increasing enrolments in higher education institutions that address regional workforce shortages.
  • Nationally significant Indigenous tourism projects at Tower Hill, Moyjil and Budj Bim are funded and underway.
  • Great South Coast Food and Fibre Action Plan has been implemented and reviewed.
  • Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism Strategic and Warrnambool Destination Action Plans have been implemented.
  • Warrnambool’s Economic Development Strategy 2015-2020 has been implemented, reviewed and updated.
  • Funding and investment in research at local educational institutions has increased.
  • Industry partnerships and collaboration have increased.
Individuals have committed to an action that supports this goal

Community Projects that support this goal