Moreton Bay Regional Council

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Situated just north of Brisbane in booming South East Queensland, the Moreton Bay region provides the perfect balance between business and lifestyle, offering capital city convenience without capital city costs.

The Moreton Bay Region has excellent access to the Port of Brisbane, which is the third largest container port in Australia and one of the country’s fastest growing. The Moreton Bay Region is also located just 20 minutes from Brisbane Airport, which has almost 2,000 flights per week to destinations across Australia and the world. With easy access to major transport routes, the region is the perfect base for investment.

There are more than 1,800ha of competitively priced available land for a wide variety of commercial and industrial uses. Moreton Bay Region is home to a variety of business precincts that can cater for high-tech companies, logistics operations, light industrial uses and large, campus style commercial offices, as well as, a range of retail uses.

We have a large, highly skilled and accessible workforce. Our region has a significant labour pool of 185,000 workers. Our region offers value as well with very competitive wages.

We have a strong business environment that provides real value to our companies. Our pro-business environment is demonstrated in the growth and success of our economy, which has grown 23 percent over the last six years. Our key sectors for growth include logistics, high tech manufacturing, IT and professional services.

Mayor Allan Sutherland

Mayor Allan Sutherland

+61 7 3480 6251

Born in 1956, Cr Sutherland has an affinity with the region. His school, work and family life has been based in Redcliffe and he is extremely passionate about the region’s aquatic playground – Moreton Bay. Allan was elected Mayor of Moreton Bay Regional Council in March 2008 and re-elected to another term in April 2012.