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Growing our economy

We are actively working with key industry sectors to grow our economy above industry trend.

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Industry development

We are actively working with key industry sectors to grow the Gold Coast economy above trend.

Our team identify opportunities to invest in programs that provide a direct return on investment to our economy and strengthen key sectors to enable future growth.

Sport attraction

Our Sport Attraction Program connects national and international sporting teams with the right facilities and accommodation for elite training camps. We also offers financial incentives to encourage sport business to relocate to the city, and to attract major sporting events.

Film attraction

Our Film Attraction Program provides financial incentives and support to film, television and related productions who are considering the Gold Coast as a film location.

Health industry development

The Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct anchors the city’s health and medical industry in one precinct to support health services, research innovation, education and commercialisation of new products and services.

Marine industry development

We lead an annual trade mission to support export-ready marine manufacturers in developing new export opportunities. We also implement a range of projects to enhance the local waterways in order to attract inward investment into the local service, repair and refit industry.

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Education industry development

We partner with Study Gold Coast to attract national and international students and grow the Gold Coast education industry.

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Tourism industry development

To ensure the sustainable success of the Gold Coast tourism industry, we partner with Gold Coast Tourism to deliver the Destination Tourism Management Plan.

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