The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2,037 square kilometres and boasting everything from rural townships and urban centres to coastal villages and thriving business precincts.
Located between Brisbane City and the Sunshine Coast, Moreton Bay is one of Australia’s fastest growing urban regions with its population forecast to grow by over 40 percent to more than 645,000 by 2036.
Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys the benefits of close proximity to the Brisbane CBD and a lifestyle that’s second to none.
The region offers some of South East Queensland’s premier waterfront locations, pristine environmental areas, vibrant entertainment options and thriving cultural and community hubs. Residents enjoy access to award-winning medical, commercial, leisure, entertainment and residential precincts.
- Size 2,037 km2
- Local Jobs – 118,800
- Largest Industry – Health Care & Social Assistance
- Local Business – 27,000
- Employed Residents – 119,601
- Population – 459,600
- Gross Regional Product – $18,570 billion
- Population growth – 2.5%
The Moreton Bay region is the key growth corridor north of Brisbane. Its major centres are a short distance from Brisbane’s city centre (Strathpine 22kms, North Lakes 30km, Redcliffe 35kms and Caboolture 50kms). The region has easy access to the Brisbane CBD, Brisbane Airport, Port of Brisbane and major transport routes in South East Queensland. Its ease of access and competitively priced residential and commercial premises and land has attracted numerous new residents, a highly skilled workforce and over 27,000 businesses (2018) has underpinned the region’s strong economic performance.