Sunshine Coast Council

About

The Sunshine Coast has existing food and agribusiness strengths and is characterised by a diverse range of sectors including horticulture, dairy/specialty dairy production, premium quality seafood, nurseries and hosts innovative value-add products food processing operations.

Company details

Company Sunshine Coast Council

Service Local government

Websitesunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

Company overview

The Sunshine Coast economy is one of the largest regional economies in Australia, with a current Gross Regional product of more than A$17 billion (2015-16, AEC Group). The economy is predicted to grow in a strong and sustainable pattern over the next 20 years to reach A$33 billion in 2033, accompanied by an increase in high-value employment, export and household income.

The Sunshine Coast has existing food and agribusiness strengths and is characterised by a diverse range of sectors including horticulture, dairy/specialty dairy production, premium quality seafood, nurseries and hosts innovative value-add products food processing operations.

The Sunshine Coast region is closely located to export infrastructure and Brisbane’s ports and international airport.

The region has a unique and enviable combination of geographical and climatic factors, including rich soils favourable climatic conditions and a clean water supply.