The Lockyer Valley offers an attractive lifestyle and affordable living.
Situated in the Western growth corridor between Toowoomba and Brisbane, and the gateway to the resources hub of the Surat Basin, the Lockyer Valley is renowned as the ‘food bowl’ of the nation and is ideally poised to provide the perfect work/life balance.
Boasting opportunities including low set up cost, easy access to major transport routes and land affordability, the Lockyer Valley is the perfect location for companies and businesses to establish, relocate or expand. Lockyer Valley Regional Council is ready and open for your business.
The region has a wide range of diverse businesses, with our greatest asset being agriculture, farming and rural production. Digital infrastructure is already established in areas of the region, making the Lockyer Valley an ideal place for home-based business.
The University of Queensland Gatton Campus is located at Gatton and is world-renowned for its veterinary and agricultural courses. At present, there are 1400 students with 500 staff researching or studying agriculture, animals, veterinary science and the environment. The region is also serviced by 26 public and private schools, 16 early childhood education and care services, two hospitals and more than 45 community run organisations.