Bringing over 35 years of experience working with rural and regional Australia  to your enterprise.

  1. Neil L. Noelker

  2. 12 Marine Drive.

  3. Torquay, VIC., 3228

  4. Mobile: 0417 583 134



Our business


We provide specialist advice focusing on economic development, community development, business support, feasibility plans, policy research and business support.

Our work caters for public policy, research and analysis, strategic initiatives, facilitation/workshop sessions and implementation support.


Our Objectives

  1. Create enduring planning platforms with actions that have executional capability.

  2. Work as part of the client’s team to maximise benefits from strategic advice and expertise to achieve the most from their investment.

  3. Contribute innovative creative solutions that provide community and social benefits to add significant value to economic outcomes.

  4. Support local and regional leadership when developing initiatives.

  5. Provide quality and timely services.

Our clients

Our clients are primarily local government, government agencies, industry associations, and business.

Our Experience

Extensive experience in

  1. developing strategies

  2. feasibility and business plans

  3. reports for our main clients (government agencies and business) to assess business, economic and community development.

Cases:  Shire of East Pilbara - worked with a number of organisations in the Pilbara, including the Shire of East Pilbara, undertaking economic development and  tourism feasibility studies, and developing various business plans.

Other: Assisting business and industry groups to undertake business assessments and development initiatives.

Broad knowledge in developing feasibility and strategic reports for assessing economic development potential for business, land developments and individual localities.

Cases:  numerous municipalities such as Surf Coast Shire including reviews of tourist information ; Torquay central business area redevelopment concept plan; Lorne future directions plan.

Other: Numerous business plans/feasibility studies for firms and semi-government agencies.

Over 35 years’ proficiency working in rural

and regional Australia in six states.

Cases: Regional Victoria - worked with

rural regions in northern Victoria and southern New

South Wales to assist economic growth in those


Shire of Swan Hill – Chief Executive Officer assisted

regional development initiatives including economic

growth and working with government agencies.

Comprehensive ability to work on complex initiatives that involve consultation and multi-party agreements.

Cases: worked with a range of councils and agencies on, for example, a strategy to redevelop the Surf City Retail Centre.

Other: Numerous industrial estate/commercial


Noelker Consulting understands the complex interactions between government agencies, community, and the private sector. We have spent many years helping councils develop strategies to balance competing demands of community and business in areas such as tourism development and social planning; seeking to ensure harmonious outcomes for all involved .

Neil Noelker - Principal

ph 0417 583 134

Linda Hagen - Executive Secretary

ph 0419 030 200