Economic Growth

Australia TradeCoast is a key driver of economic growth and employment within Queensland and South East Queensland. Business activities within the Australia TradeCoast region are a major contributor to the Queensland economy. The region is home to around 1,500 businesses and over 60,000 employees and is forecast to employ more than 110,000 people by 2026, with a forecast value to the Queensland economy of $9.4 billion, making Australia TradeCoast Queensland’s second largest employer by area (the largest being the Brisbane CBD).