SNAPSHOT OF QUEENSLAND
Source: *Australian Bureau of Statistics.
- Capital city: Brisbane
- Queensland time zone: GMT +10:00
- Climate: Subtropical
- Summer: 20 to 29°C
- Winter: 9 to 22°C
- Coastline: 6,973km
- Total Area: 1.734 million km2
- Queensland: 5.1 million*
- Greater Brisbane: 2.5 million*
- Official language: English
- Currency: Australian dollars (AUD$)
- International airports: Brisbane, Cairns, Townsville, Toowoomba, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast
Subtropical climate and lifestyle, a world-class education system, and advanced health services make Queensland an ideal place to live and work.
Queensland has a strong, stable economy, pro-business government, and solid economic growth. According to Austrade, Australia has a AAA rating for economic resilience by all three major global rating agencies.
Located at the doorstep of the world’s fastest-growing markets in the Asia-Pacific, Queensland offers endless opportunities with world-class solutions, unrivalled expertise and high-quality products across major industries.
QUEENSLAND IS AN INTERNATIONAL SUPPLIER OF CHOICE
Great industry reputation
Known around the world for supplying overseas markets with high-quality food and agricultural products, health and technology solutions, mining, equipment and technology service, construction as well as emerging research and bio-industries.
Queensland has a reliable supply chain due to high-quality road, rail, port and airport infrastructure.
PROXIMITY TO GLOBAL MARKETS
Queensland is in the right place, at the right time for your business needs. Our location means that Queensland offers fast access to national and international markets. Being positioned on the north-eastern perimeter of Australia also means we are in a business-friendly time-zone with Asian countries and other key international destinations.
CLEAN & GREEN
Queensland is a clean, green environment free from serious animal and plant pests due to regulations.
Queensland is recognized by the World Bank as a global innovation hot spot. The Queensland Government invests heavily in knowledge-intensive industries and supports plans and services for long-term economic development.