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Business in the Lockyer

You can be part of one of the fastest growing regions in Australia. Traditionally known for its horticulture and farming, the Lockyer Valley is rapidly changing into the “region of choice for vibrant rural living”.

The Lockyer Valley is focused on maintaining its rural lifestyle while providing modern day technologies and facilities.

Relaxed lifestyle, outstanding investment and business opportunities, education, spectacular tourism products, a friendly community and proactive local government make the Lockyer Valley a great location to work, live and play.

Position, position, position!

The Lockyer Valley is strategically positioned in the South-East Queensland corner.

  • Approximately 2,200sqkms with 10% of the region as prime farm land.
  • 45-minute drive to Brisbane CBD.
  • Western corridor’s primary transport route via the Warrego Highway (A2) linking Australia’s capital cities.
  • Major transport distribution hub.
  • World’s finest sandstone product and many extraction industry businesses.
  • 30-minute drive to two major regional cities, Toowoomba and Ipswich.

Industry opportunities

The Lockyer Valley’s opportunities in industry are evolving from its primary base of horticulture to:

  • Food processing
  • Food packaging
  • Farming
  • Transport & Storage
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Extraction industries
  • Property & Business services
  • Tourism

Need more info?

Contact us

Council’s Regional Development Department

Mr Jason Harm
Manager Regional Development

Direct: (+61 7) 5462 0365
Mobile: 0488 089 532

Related links:

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Lockyer Better Business