Invest in Corangamite
Corangamite works on the principle that developing a healthy and vibrant business environment is essential for a healthy and vibrant community.
The shire supports all business activity as it believes maintaining a strong economic base is fundamental to the creation of jobs and the development of services. It fosters an environment which encourages employment opportunities and business growth and provides value-adding support to new and existing enterprises.
Corangamite is well serviced by transport infrastructure, with major state highways criss-crossing Corangamite. Camperdown and Terang are located on the Princes Highway, while Princetown and Port Campbell are situated on the Great Ocean Road. The Hamilton Highway passes through Lismore, Derrinallum and Darlington; Skipton is on the Glenelg Highway. Camperdown and Terang are served by the Melbourne- Warrnambool rail route and have regular passenger and freight services.
Corangamite is an agriculturally productive shire, producing milk, wool, beef, fat lamb and grain. Corangamite is home to the Cobden Fonterra dairy processing facility. Timber processing operations also have a secure and stable market in Corangamite.
Corangamite is home to a particularly vibrant small food manufacturing industry. Food and wine producers include Timboon Fine Ice Cream, Newton's Ridge Wines, Red Duck Beer, Timboon Railway Shed Distillery, Apostle Whey Cheese and G.O.R.G.E. Chocolates. Simpson's Dairy Farmers company is a national and international award-winning cheese manufacturer. Simpson Dairy Farmer's Mil Lel Superior Parmesan was awarded the top honour at the 27th Biennial World Championship Cheese Contest in 2008, effectively making it the world's best tasting parmesan.