Networks and support

Economic Development Team

Committed to business development in our region, the Economic Development Team is the first port of call for anyone considering investing, doing business or hosting an event in the Kiama Municipality.

Whether you are a start-up business, an established business looking to relocate, seeking to buy a business in the area, or just wanting advice on how to expand - we can help!

Our unit can assist with:

  • Business and planning information and advice for preparing a Development Application
  • Selecting suitable business sites/properties
  • Government funding advice
  • Hosting your conference or event
  • Business related contacts. 


Development Assessment Team

To find out how to lodge a Development Application, go to our Development Application Process page.

Before lodging your application, consider whether you need to consult our Development Assessment Team.

If you would like further assistance with the development application process you might wish to consider hiring a private consultant.

Kiama and District Business Chamber

Kiama and District Business Chamber is the leading business organisation in the Kiama Municipality. 

It was established over 20 years ago and represents the local business community, offering business opportunities and a range of benefits to its members:

  • United business presence liaising with local, state and federal government
  • Upholding the interests of the business community within the Kiama Municipality
  • Valuable networking opportunities
  • Representation on various Council committees
  • Education and professional development opportunities
  • Electronic listing of membership services.

The chamber hosts regular networking events at various locations, providing a fantastic opportunity to meet likeminded local business owners. Visit the Chamber website for more information.

For more information please contact the Kiama and District Business Chambers Executive Officer on 0457 773 064 or email

Destination Kiama

Our tourism and events team facilitate an incredible network of tourism-adjacent businesses. They provide an unbeatable opportunity to promote your business, and to partner with other local businesses.

Destination Kiama offer tourism-based businesses connection opportunities at its Tourism After Hours events providing a brilliant opportunity to explore the region, find out what's on, and start conversations about the next 'big thing'.

To find out more visit the Destination Kiama website.