Working together to drive positive change
Making Western Sydney Greater is a collaborative project between William Buck, St.George, Western Sydney University, and Western Sydney Business Connection. Analysing the experiences of business owners and managers in Western Sydney helps us to identify the important issues and priorities for businesses and drive positive change for you and the region.
In this latest report, we focus on the benefits and obstacles of strong digital marketing strategy, the impact of better connectivity and new transport networks, and take a look at growth and employment outlook for businesses in Western Sydney.
To access previous versions of the Making Western Sydney Greater Report, please click here.
About the 2018 Making Western Sydney Greater Report
|Micro Business||SME Business||Large Business|
|4 or fewer employees||5 – 100 employees||101+ employees|
|Privately owned||Typically privately owned||Includes private business, public companies, Government entities and some other entities.|
|Australian owned||Typically Australian owned, but includes some foreign owned businesses||Australian and foreign owned|
The business classifications are consistent with those used by the ABS.
About the Respondents
- The Making Western Sydney Greater reports are based on a survey of approximately 200 businesses based in Western Sydney.
- The sixth edition of the Making Western Sydney Greater survey was conducted in August 2018.
- The respondent businesses were approximately 23% Large Business, 52% SME Business and 25% Micro Business.
- Approximately 99% of the individuals completing the survey identified themselves as business owners or senior management (CEO, CFO, Director or equivalent).
2018 Report Highlights
The bold vision to make Western Sydney a 30-minute city will be a game-changer for liveability. Businesses are gearing up to leverage the opportunities from improved connectivity.