The Goulburn Post has reported that Goulburn Council’s planning department has recommended that “no further action or strategies be pursued to develop the freight and logistics sector.”
This conclusion comes on the back of a report specifically commissioned by the council, into the logistics and freight sector. The study, which reportedly cost just shy of $20,000, mentioned that Goulburn’s 200km distances from Sydney was a significant factor contributing to the conclusion.
The article quoted council general manager Warwick Bennet saying that several factors cited in the report prompted GHD to conclude that if the sector had economic potential, it would have attracted “very keen” investment by now. Mr Bennet pointed out among other things that there didn’t seem to be any need for it in the Goulburn region.
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