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Values, Principles & Approach

The Huon Valley is recognised for high quality tourism experiences and services.
The Huon Valley will be developed as a dynamic place for business and investment, led by growth in the agriculture, aquaculture and tourism industries.
The Huon Valley is regarded as an attractive and desirable place for business and investment, where the balance between lifestyle and work is achieved.
Huon Valley effectively leverages off its strategic location in proximity to Hobart through attraction and investment growth in targeted sectors.
Council will plan for the future growth and prosperity of the region, with consideration to residential and employee attraction, climate change, workforce participation, and improved 50+ services.
The Huon Valley’s primary production sector will continue to transition with innovative primary production and non-traditional production practices supported by growth in downstream processing opportunities.
The Huon Valley will become a place recognised nationally as a creative region, allowing existing creative practitioners to prosper and continue to attract new creative businesses to the region.

Values, Principles & Approach

A great environment;
A prosperous, resilient economy;
Capable and productive people and assets; and
Community wellbeing and liveability

Strategy Aim

To identify practical actions for the enhancement of the
Huon Valley economy; responding to the opportunities and constraints to economic and business
growth and the values of the community.

Strategy Objectives

Enhance and develop the Huon Valley as a destination for high quality tourism experiences and services;
Revitalise the Huon Valley economy through developing a dynamic place for business and investment;
Enhance the Huon Valley’s reputation as being an attractive and desirable place for business and investment, where the balance between lifestyle and work can be achieved;Effectively leverage off the Huon Valley’s strategic location for the purposes of attracting residential and business investment and growth, and improve the destination appeal for visitors;
Plan for the future growth and prosperity of the region;
Support the Huon Valley’s primary production sector to transition into innovative primary industries and non traditional practices; and
Enhance the Huon Valley’s regard nationally as a creative region.

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