The Nillumbik Shire has a diverse and robust economy made up of many small and large businesses who have chosen to work in our Shire.

The Economic Development and Tourism team are committed to providing you with the right advice and relevant information to help your business be the best it can be. We can assist new and existing businesses throughout the Shire with business networking and training programs, as well as business and marketing support. 

Stay informed

Stay up-to-date with business development programs, events, grants and other information to support your business.

Subscribe to the Business in Nillumbik eNewsletter

Join our private Business in Nillumbik Facebook group for networking and other opportunities.

Permits and regulations

If you are considering starting a new business, or are keen to grow and build your existing business, the Economic Development and Tourism Team can offer you advice and assistance with permits and regulations and business development.

To find out which permits you may need to apply for, visit the Setting up a business page.

If you would like to discuss your business proposal or set up a pre-application meeting, send the team a contact request.

Economic Development Strategy

Nillumbik’s Economic Development Strategy 2020-2030 has been developed to strengthen the economy and facilitate job creation over the next 10 years. The strategy outlines practical actions to support growth and investment across the Shire and outlines a framework on how Council will support this development.

Read the Economic Development Strategy



More information

To get more information about business in Nillumbik, contact:

Economic Development & Tourism Team
Phone: 03 9433 3111