The Logan and Redlands region is ideally located between Brisbane and the Gold Coast with excellent access to the Port of Brisbane, and the Brisbane and Gold Coast international and domestic airports. A uniquely diverse community with over 127 cultures, this dynamic region is steeped in culture and heritage.
The Logan and Redlands region features high-density city living, industrial precincts, villages, islands, rainforest, rural hinterland, farmland, beaches, bays, creeks and freshwater lakes as well as iconic flora and fauna.
The region has combined regional exports of over $7 billion. Advanced and intelligent manufacturing is a key driver of the region's competitiveness, with exports of renewable energy technology, human pharmaceutical and supplement products, veterinary pharmaceutical products, product design and commercialisation.
Teys Australia is the second largest meat processor and exporter in Australia, employing more than 4500 people across 10 locations. The Beenleigh facility processes up to 1300 cattle per day, with exports to more than 40 countries.
Other top exporting sectors include: construction; wholesale trade; tourism (accommodation and food services); rental, hiring and real estate services; education and training including international students; transport, planning and warehousing; retail trade; and agriculture, forestry and ﬁshing.
INNOVATIVE AND EMERGING INDUSTRIES
The Logan and Redlands region is home to a number of emerging industry sectors:
Film-friendly Redlands is building a global reputation as a location of choice for screen productions of all sizes.
Noteworthy productions ﬁlmed in the region include: Aquaman; Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales; Unbroken; The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader; In Like Flynn; Safe Harbour; Harrow; and Hoges.
Opportunities for investment in the Logan and Redlands region include: high rise develop- ment with short-term accommodation; tourism infrastructure including major tourist attractions; health and wellbeing facilities; and agricultural technology, including the bio- economy and protected cropping industry sectors.
Toondah Harbour Priority Development Area
– The $1.39 billion revitalisation represents unrivalled tourism, cultural and economic growth opportunities for South East Queensland.
Weinam Creek Priority Development Area – This is a regional gateway to Moreton Bay, with opportunities for a transport hub and waterfront commercial and recreational precinct.
Redland Health and Wellness Precinct – The hub will incorporate the planned expansion of the private and public hospital and identify potential industry clustering opportunities around the hospitals.
Redland Aquatic Centre and Emergency Precinct – With an investment of over
$70 million, the project will utilise nearly 40,000 square metres of land in the centre of South East Queensland and deliver a
world-class aquatic centre, new surf lifesaving headquarters and a Centre of Excellence for Queensland. There is also potential to include emergency services agencies and a fully integrated disaster response centre.
Key strategic partnerships in the region include Griffith University, University of Queensland, Australian Technology Agricultural College, Australian Industry Trade College, CSIRO, Queensland Government Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation, and TAFE Queensland.