The Ararat Regional Business Association is collecting data to assist with Strategic planning towards the actual and reprieved impacts of the proposed Ararat Bypass.

The survey is anonymous and we would appreciate your open and honest responses to all of the these questions and please not, no identifying information will be passed on to anyone and only aggregated information will be used in the formation of policies and projects for the Ararat Regional Business Assocation's economic benefit.

* 1. Which of the following industry classification best describes your business?

* 2. What is the size of your business? (Employment refers to all staff, full time, part time, casual)

* 3. Where is your business managed and operate from?

* 4. How long has your business been in its Current ownership?

* 5. To what extent do you believe your business is reliant on passing motor vehicle traffic?

* 6. To what extent are you in favour of the proposed bypass?

* 7. Do you believe YOUR business will be affected by the Bypass?

* 8. Do you believe that ARARAT's businesses will be affected by the Bypass?

* 9. Do you have any suggestions how ARARAT might benefit from the proposed Bypass?

* 10. Do you have any other comments or suggestions?