The Hunter is the largest regional economy in Australia, ranking above Tasmania, the Northern Territory, and the Australian Capital Territory in terms of economic output.
The region has an estimated 322,000 jobs and this is projected to increase to 384,000 by 2036. The economy is increasingly diversified, with strong growth occurring in health care, social assistance, accommodation, food and professional services. This growth demonstrates the region is well placed to benefit from the macro trends affecting the Australian economy, such as the ageing population and greater exposure to the global economy. The Hunter is also strategically situated to leverage proximity to Asia and the region’s growing agricultural, health, education and tourism sectors to supply developing Asian economies with resources and products. For further information, refer to NSW Plannning & Environment material (link).
The Hunter Region, also commonly known as the Hunter Valley, extends from approximately 120 km to 310 km north of Sydney. It contains the Hunter River and its tributaries with highland areas to the north and south. The Hunter Valley is one of the largest river valleys on the NSW coast, and is well known for its wineries and coal industry.
The main centre is Newcastle (link).
Hunter Valley – NSW: Terry Ryder Hotspotting (September 2018) – one of 8 locations that are already showing strong growth or that he feels are poised for growth (link)
Refer research on Newcastle (link)
Here is information on NSW economic performance provided by CommSec (PDF) .
Here is report on Newcastle (PDF).
Here is a report on the Hunter region (PDF)
Here is wikipedia article on the Hunter region (link)
National & International economic indicators related to property
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