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Values, Principles & Approach

By 2021, the City of Charles Sturt will be a recognised as a smart community and a place for business investment with a growing local economy focused on urban development, tourism, health, advanced manufacturing and defence sectors. This will be achieved through marketing and promotion, regional collaboration and export enhancement.

Values, Principles & Approach

A number of guiding principles have been identified to guide the implementation of the strategy and are outlined in more detail below.
Collaboration between business, levels of government and support service providers is essential in maximising the benefits for local business.
Facilitation of opportunities and programs are important in the delivery and creation of a business friendly environment.
Networking events provide a valuable opportunity for businesses to share ideas and experiences. It allows businesses to make connections and to enable them to use local suppliers and services.
Promotion of the Council area and Western Adelaide as a great place to do business and to visit plays an important role in building business confidence and encouraging growth.
Publicising grants and learning opportunities that can assist businesses to grow and prosper provides a valuable service to the business community.
Innovation and entrepreneurialism are important components to support business growth and drive local employment.

Strategy Aim

An economically thriving City

Strategy Objectives

Lead regional collaboration to promote the Western Adelaide economy
Support and enable local business prosperity and growth.
Facilitate an environment for a diversity of business and industry types

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