Our regions

Queensland has boundless natural beauty and a lifestyle that’s the envy of the world. It boasts a robust, competitive and diverse economy.

Queensland has several distinct regions, each with its own character and offering something unique. Each region has advantages in key industries with significant potential to attract new investment, expand business and drive their economies forward.

Strong business and employment opportunities are present in many relatively large and economically diversified regional centres across Queensland. It’s the most populous state in Australia; in fact, Queensland is the most decentralised of all the mainland states, with 49% of the population living in the capital city, compared with 68% in other states.

Last updated: 24 Mar 2021