The NSW Business Chamber is committed to furthering the interests of businesses across rural and regional NSW.

Our Advocacy Agenda for Regional Affairs

The NSW Business Chamber is committed to furthering the interests of businesses across rural and regional NSW.

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Submissions and Publications

View our submissions and publications about regional affairs.

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Advocacy in Illawarra

The Illawarra, as defined by the four Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Wollongong, Shellharbour, Kiama and Shoalhaven, is New South Wales’ third most populous area, being the home to over 380,000 people and an expected population of about 500,000 people by 2050. The region is also the State’s third largest economy, contributing $16.2 billion to the State’s economy in 2013 and is the third largest urban area in New South Wales totalling 5,620 square kilometres.

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