Supporting the Local Economy

We deliver more than locally manufactured pulp, paper and packaging products. Our Maryvale mill is one of the largest employers in the Latrobe Valley and we provide approximately 1,200 direct full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs nationally. 

Australian Paper commissioned Western Research Institute (WRI) produce an Economic & Government Revenue Impact Report calculating our financial contribution to the local economy in 2015.

Taking into account flow on effects, the report found that:

Australian Paper contributed to the Australian economy:

  • $911 million in value-added to GDP
  • 5,786 FTE jobs supported directly and indirectly as a result of our operations

 

Maryvale mill operations contributed to the Victorian economy:

  • $741 million in value added to gross state product
  • 4,234 FTE supported directly and indirectly as a result of our operations

 

Maryvale mill operations contributed to the Latrobe Valley region: 

  • $451 million in value-added to gross regional product
  • 2,387 FTE jobs supported directly and indirectly as a result of our operations 

 

Maryvale recycling plant operations contributed to the Victorian economy:

  • $71 million per annum in value added to gross state product
  • 218 local FTE jobs supported directly and indirectly as a result of the recycling plant operations

 

Download the Australian Paper Economic & Government Revenue Impacts Report for Australian Paper here