Current Industries & Opportunities

Cattle in mist; Photo by Peter Reid

Current Industries

Tenterfield is a community that has proved to be resilient, adaptable and sustainable as industry
dynamics have shifted. Tenterfield’s industries are underpinned by a strong and robust
agricultural sector that accounts for 48% of our business; with retail, construction and tourism
also being major contributors.

Business Type by Number

Industries in Tenterfield


Opportunities for economic development and relocation are numerous. With the recent opening of the Tenterfield Industrial Park, several new housing estates being established and the availability of several highly strategic business locations in the CBD for redevelopment, Council’s focus is on retaining our current businesses and developing new enterprises.

Development Opportunities for Tenterfield

  • Newly developed fully serviced industrial Estate
  • Strategic location for access to newly developed and future mining activity in North West New South Wales and South West Queensland
  • Enormous potential for Adventure and Eco-tourism industries
  • Commercial opportunities for redevelopment of commercial sites in the CBD

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