Wide Bay Burnett Trade Support Service & Gap Audit

Trade and investment is essential for the growth of the Wide Bay Burnett region.  An increase in exports will inject dollars into the Wide Bay Burnett region and deliver jobs and services.  As dedicated members of WBBROC, the Mayors across the region are strongly committed to working together and with other levels of government and key stakeholders to deliver a changed economic blueprint which in turn will result in a region that positively contributes to the State’s gross regional product (GRP).  One of the projects of regional significance that WBBROC believes will deliver a changed economy is the Regional Export Extension Service project.  The objective of this project focuses on working with key stakeholders across the region to assist businesses seeking to achieve success in international/export markets and, in doing so, ensure existing and new resources work in a complementary manner to deliver on this goal.
The Export Council of Australia (ECA) have assisted in undertaking the first stage of the project which involved undertaking an audit to identify the current services and gaps to support businesses seeking to achieve success in international/export markets.  A copy of the ECA report can be downloaded from the link below:

WBBROC ECA Audit Report.pdf

Wide Bay Burnett Regional Infrastructure & Investment Strategy (June 2018)

WBBROC has updated and released the Regional Infrastructure & Investment Strategy to complement the Regional Economic Development Strategy 2014-2019 as key advocacy tools that identify the challenges, opportunities and priorities for regional infrastructure and investment to support the economic activity and growth in the Wide Bay Burnett.  The documents are designed to provide the strategic framework and governance platform to guide investment attraction activities across the region and highlight the projects of regional/local and private significance that have clear community and industry alignment and support to accelerate the overall prosperity  of the region. 

Regional Infrastructure & Investment Strategy.pdf

If You Like the Food You Will Love the Region

The wine and outstanding regional produce is just a taste of what the Wide Bay Burnett region has to offer. The region provides an enviable work life balance, is a great place to raise a family and, importantly, when thinking about Regional Flavours, the region is rapidly emerging as the food bowl of Queensland.  It truly is the perfect place at your perfect pace. For further information refer to the following brochure which was promoted at the 2014 Regional Flavours

WBBROC Love Food Region Brochure (Web).pdf

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