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View our local business strategies, statistics and reports.
We’re bringing together all our business sectors under one strategy.
The Business, Industry, and Visitor Economy Strategy is being developed to provide a clear direction for a resilient, adaptable, and sustainable economy.
This Strategy continues the work of several Council projects including:
See the project’s Your Say page for more information.
To support business, Byron Shire Council also prepares land use growth management strategies as below. These strategies guide Council’s decision-making and key actions to manage future growth of in our Shire.
We provide access to a range of tools including data from the latest Census. This information may be of interest to community groups, businesses and investors.
View the Byron Shire Economics Profile
View the Northern Rivers Region Economics Profile
View the Northern Rivers Region Community Profile
To better understand the implications of recent flood events on businesses and various industry sectors in Byron Shire, Council conducted a survey from Thursday 7 April to Wednesday 4 May 2022.
Download the survey for flood impacted businesses key findings report(PDF, 902KB)
To better understand the implications of COVID-19 on businesses and various industry sectors in Byron Shire, Council conducted a fortnightly survey from May - July 2020.
Download the Business Impacts, Resilience and Continuity Survey 2020 key findings report(PDF, 195KB)
The Byron Shire Economic Health Check Report is a comprehensive analysis of the local economy.
It is useful for assessing the current state of play in our local economy and a crucial step in the development of a business industry and visitor economy strategy.
Download the Byron Shire Economic Health Check Report by .id (informed decisions)(PDF, 2MB)
We conducted research in 2017 to understand the current and future needs of our local businesses. More than 1000 businesses participated in the online survey between September and December 2017.
Download the Business Survey 2017 to 2018 report(PDF, 4MB)