INVEST IN SCONE

IF YOU ARE IDENTIFYING OPPORTUNITIES TO INVEST, LOOKING TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS OR YOU HAVE A GREAT IDEA YOU SHOULD CONSIDER SCONE.

Upper Hunter Shire Council wants to attract innovation, diversification and new ideas to the Scone area. Council is supportive of new business and as a member of the Small Business Friendly Councils Program, Scone is the location to establish your enterprise.

AFFORDABLE PROPERTY

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GOOD SCHOOLS & DAYCARE FACILITIES

EASY
COMMUTE

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HORSE CAPITAL OF AUSTRALIA - STABLE ECONOMY

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UNTAPPED POTENTIAL

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INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

MAJOR OUTPUT INDUSTRIES

  • Agriculture inc Equine 27.5%
  • Manufacturing inc meat processing 15.4%
  • Construction 10.7%
  • Rental, Hiring & Real Estate Services 9.6%
  • Retail Trade 8.8%

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) 2016

$480M +

EXPORTED IN AGRICULTURAL &
PROCESSED MEAT PRODUCTS

$260M +

IMPORTS IN AGRICULTURE, MANUFACTURING & CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS

87%

WORKING POPULATION AGED
BETWEEN 20 & 64

52%

WORKING POPULATION
THAT HAS A TRADE CERTIFICATE
OR HIGHER LEVEL OF EDUCATION
Why invest in Scone?
  1. Comparatively lower land cost
  2. Transport options and access
  3. Access to reliable electricity
  4. High water quality and availability
  5. Ability to attract a workforce, Scone is the town people choose for a tree change
  6. Access to markets. 2 hours to Newcastle and 3 to Sydney
  7. Mining activity, Scone is 30 minutes from significant coal mining activity