Business and Industry Contacts

Please find below useful contacts to assist you with doing business or investing in the Murrumbidgee Council area.


AusIndustry is the Australian Government's principal agency for delivering assistance, programmes and services which support industry, research and innovation.

Wollundry Chambers G03, 63-65 Johnson Street

Wagga Wagga

Nicola James

Manager South West NSW

0429 838 024

(02) 6921 1828



The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) provides a range of support to Australian companies for exporting overseas.

13 28 78


Australian Government Department of Jobs and Small Business

The Australian Government Department of Jobs and Small Business (formerly the Department of Employment) is responsible for national policies and programs that help Australians find and keep employment and work in safe, fair and productive workplaces.

1300 488 064.


BEC Business Advice South & West NSW

BEC Business Advice - South and West NSW provides businesses across south and west NSW with low-cost advice, support, digital advisory services, training and mentoring to help them build and develop sustainable businesses.

PO Box 1607

Wodonga VIC 3689

Terry Inglis

Business Advisor – Western Riverina

1300 554 338

0409 494 492


Efic - Finance for Australian Exporters

Efic works directly with businesses and their banks to provide financial support to Australian based companies which are exporting, are involved in a global supply chain or are seeking to grow internationally.

1800 093 724


Industry Capability Network

Industry Capability Network (ICN) is a business network that introduces Australian and New Zealand companies to projects large and small. They offer a new business source for suppliers and a sophisticated search service for project managers.

620 Macauley Street


Klaus Baumgartel, Regional Manager Southern NSW

02 6041 6226


Invest Regional NSW

Suite 5, 620 Macauley Street

Albury NSW 2640

Margaret O’Dwyer, Deputy Director for Riverina-Murray

0408 963 148


Jobs for NSW

Jobs for NSW provides financial support to startups and emerging and fast-growth small to medium enterprises (SMEs) to scale and grow new jobs in NSW.


Murray-Riverina NSW Business Chamber

The Murray-Riverina NSW Business Chamber provides practical advice to help identify and understand your workplace challenges. Their range of compliance related products and services can help you to better manage your workplace obligations.

45 Pine Avenue Leeton NSW 2705

Sue Mills, Business Solutions Executive or Andrew Cottril, Regionla Manager, Murray Riverina

(02) 6953 3800

0409 939 057


NSW Business Chamber

NSW Business Chamber is the state's peak business organisation. As an independent not-for-profit, we put NSW business interests first with advocacy, trusted advice and affordable solutions for any business.

13 26 96


NSW Government Department of Industry

The NSW Department of Industry leads the NSW Government’s contribution to making the State a great place to do business and offers a range of programs to support businesses operating in NSW.

Level 4, 72-76 Morgan Street

Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

Wayne Murphy

Senior Export Adviser

0428 103 326

(02) 6933 7104


NSW Government Department of Premier Cabinet

The Department of Premier and Cabinet leads the NSW public sector to deliver on the NSW Government's commitments and priorities.

Level 4, 76 Morgan Street

Wagga Wagga

Jane Barnes, Business Development Manager

0428 424 568

(02) 6933 7110



NSW Small Business Commissioner

A range of small business programs and tools, including advice and workshops around the state are available through the Office of the NSW Small Business Commissioner.

GPO Box 5477

Sydney NSW 2001


1300 795 534


Regional Development Australia - Murray

Regional Development Australia Murray has a commitment to bring together partnerships between whole of government, regional development organisations, the private sector and other key regional stakeholders.

440 Swift Street Albury 2640

PO Box 3417 Albury 2640

Edwina Hayes

(02) 6058 0600


Regional Development Australia – Riverina

PO Box 8025

Griffith East NSW 2680

Marg Couch, Project Officer

0487 922 570


Rural Financial Counselling Services

Rural Financial Counselling Services are here to help you work through the tough times – whether it’s ongoing drought, poor production, declining markets or anything else affecting your business and your life.
39 Brolga Place
Coleambally NSW 2707
Airlie Hoskins, Counsellor
0429 396 729

Tourism contacts

Destination NSW

Destination NSW is the lead government agency for the New South Wales (NSW) tourism and major events sectors.

(02) 9931 1148


Destination Riverina Murray NSW

Richie Robinson, General Manager

0418 439 202


Office of Environment & Heritage

The Office of Environment & Heritage, incorporating National Parks & Wildlife Service, is responsible for protecting and conserving the natural environment, built heritage, and Aboriginal country, culture and heritage.

PO Box 1040

Albury NSW 2640

Kylie Walker, Regional Coordinator, South West Branch

(02) 6229 7137


Thrive Riverina

PO Box 479
Wagga Wagga NSW 2650

Sara Johnston
Executive Officer      
0437 612 365  


Tourism Research Australia

Provide statistics and research on both international and domestic tourism within Australia. Tourism Research Australia also provide research and analysis on the economic value of tourism to the economy. Their data assists the government, tourism industry and other Australian businesses to make informed planning, marketing and investment decisions.

02 6272 6968


Western Riverina Arts

Western Riverina Arts is a not-for-profit organisation that works in partnership with our member councils: Narrandera Shire Council, Leeton Shire Council, Griffith City Council and Murrumbidgee Shire Council to support, develop and promote the Arts in the Western Riverina.
PO Box 355
Leeton, NSW, 2705
Derek Motion, Regional Arts Development Officer
0428 882 059
(02) 6953 5147