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Canterbury Bankstown is the 8th largest economy in NSW with an estimated GRP of $15.8 billion.It has the largest (and growing) population in NSW and, the second highest number of registered businesses in the State.

Approximately 20% of all employment in Canterbury Bankstown is linked to the night time economy with more than 7,000 local businesses trading and contributing.

This Proposal

At the 23 March 2021 Ordinary Meeting, Council authorised the exhibition of the draft Night Time Economy Action Plan 2026.

The Plan offers four key themes to guide actions aimed at realising the vision of a vibrant, welcoming and diverse after dark economy. These themes are:

Identification Theseactions focus on reviewing and analysing the needs of night time economy hubsto determine those that are thriving, that need to be invigorated and emergingand can be nurtured.
Invigoration Includes actions associated with Council’s Events and Activations team and the provision of guidelines on how to quickly improve vibrancy through lower-cost enhancements and encourage businesses to diversify their product offering and extend trading hours.
Invitation Delivering a branding and marketing campaign to attract residents, workers and visitors to night time hubs through advertising, community events and new businessofferings.
Investment Actions to attract public and private funding into night time hubs through investment attraction campaigns, centre master planning programs and place-making initiatives.

How to have your say

Thank you for your interest in this exhibition. Submissions are now closed. All feedback and comments received will be reviewed and considered by Council.