Dowerin is a vibrant shire in search of new business, professional services, trades and skilled labour.
The Shire of Dowerin acknowledges the important contribution the business community makes to the town’s prosperity. The Dowerin Shire Council is committed to facilitating business and industry development opportunities. The region has a strong network of government and community supported bodies to help businesses relocate or to help existing businesses expand and prosper.
Business within the Shire tends to revolve around agriculture, retail trade and service industry. Land use is predominantly broad acre agriculture and related business activities are grain growing and sheep production for meat and wool. However, there is a current trend toward more intensive agricultural pursuits, including viticulture, aquaculture, vegetable production, olive production and tree farming.