The Gympie region is perfectly placed for growth.

Gympie has a strong, self-sustaining regional centre, surrounded by natural rural and coastal environments which benefit from South East Queensland’s booming tourism sector. Industrial, agricultural and manufacturing sectors continue to drive jobs and business growth across the entire region.

Regional education providers such as the University of the Sunshine Coast and TAFE East Coast offer community improved career and business opportunities.

Council provides a host of low-cost, free training opportunities for small businesses throughout the year. 


Economic Development Unit

Do you:

  • have a great business idea?
  • want to buy a business?
  • want to expand your existing business?

Our Economic Development Unit offers support to businesses to get them on the right track for success. 

Having accurate, accessible information can make the difference between the success or failure of your business.

Anyone can start a business, but keeping it running successfully takes hard work and planning. We have helpful resources about business licences, training, planning, and market and industry opportunities.

For further information, contact our Economic Development Unit on 1300 307 800 or by