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Industry Overview

Moreton Bay Region Industry Overview

The Moreton Bay Region is a diversified high growth economy with a range of distinct and sustainable competitive advantages that will underpin investment and economic growth in the future.

Moreton Bay Region Community Profile
Welcome to the Moreton Bay Region Community Profile - Demographic resources

Moreton Bay Region Industry and Tourism

Moreton Bay Region continues to cement itself as one of Australia's strongest economies, thanks to ongoing investment of Moreton Bay Regional Council into major regional infrastructure projects, successful partnerships, business confidence and innovative policies geared towards targeted growth and investment.

Transport and Connectivity

  • $112 million on road and transport networks to improve connectivity, travel time and transport options
  • $925.5 million is being spent on Bruce Highway upgrades between Pine River and Caloundra Road Interchange
  • The $1 billion Redcliffe Rail Line will service 618,000 residents by 2036 and 39 new residential developments

Environment & Waterway Protection

  • $54 million to rehabilitate, protect and enhance the natural environment, plus an additional $24.2 million towards management of waterways and coastal areas

Sport & Recreation Upgrades

  • $34 million on sport and recreation including $5 million towards construction of the new Griffin Sports Complex, $3.2 million for the next phase of the Nathan Road Sporting Precinct, Rothwell

Education & Innovation Hub

  • The Mill Priority Development Area covers around 460ha of land across Petrie, Kallangur and Lawnton providing opportunity to fast-track development in conjunction with a brand new university precinct
  • USC Moreton Bay campus at Petrie opened March 2020 and is Australia's first greenfield university in 20 years

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Case Studies

The Mill at Moreton Bay
The Mill at Moreton Bay, the region's first Priority Development Area (PDA) is being transformed into a destination for learning, employment and innovation.
Redcliffe Rail Line
The biggest public infrastructure project in more than a generation for the Moreton Bay Region, the Redcliffe Peninsula rail line, was officially opened in late 2016.

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