Our community culture sets us apart and collaboration is at the core of our ecosystem. Explore the places, spaces and startup groups that make up Queensland's thriving entrepreneurial community.

About Queensland

Market Access

We have 20 ports and five international airports on the doorstep to the growth markets of the Asia-Pacific.

Strong economy

Forecast to grow 4% in 2016-17 combined with R&D investment in new industries and our traditional strengths of agriculture, resources, tourism, and education.


Attractive business incentives including the lowest payroll tax rate (4.75%) compared to New South Wales (5.45%) and Victoria (4.85% for businesses based in Melbourne).

Quality of life

A sub-tropical climate, affordable living in metropolitan and regional centres, a world class education system and advanced health services make Queensland an ideal place to live and work.