Ararat Freight and Logistics Strategy

The Ararat region contains highly liveable locations, but maintaining the level of economic activity needed to promote continued economic growth, and sustain critical services, represents an ongoing challenge.

In this context, improving the attractiveness of Ararat to current and potential businesses is an essential element if the region is to sustain and grow its economy. Improving the supply chains connecting local firms to their existing and potential markets is an important aspect of being an attractive business location. The overall aim of this strategy is to identify potential options for achieving such outcomes and guide Council as to how best to proceed and focus more detailed investigations into the provision of preferred freight and logistics facilities in Ararat.