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North Stradbroke Island ETS projectsRSS

The Queensland Government is delivering a suite of 23 initiatives identified in the North Stradbroke Island Economic Transition Strategy that will be undertaken in partnership with the Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation, Redland City Council and Straddie Chamber of Commerce.

These initiatives are prioritised to:

  • diversify and expand the current tourism industry
  • expand education and training opportunities
  • stimulate local business development and growth.

Read more about these initiatives in the project summaries below.

Business operator training and capacity building program

The program provides North Stradbroke Island business operators with access to training that will help them adjust to changes affecting the local economy and capitalise on new market opportunities as they arise.

Businesses will be eligible to a ...

Expand the Indigenous Land and Sea Ranger Program

The Indigenous Land and Sea Ranger Program is managed by the Queensland Government Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (DEHP). This established program increases local Indigenous participation in environmental management throughout the St ...

Research to be undertaken as part of this initiative will explore opportunities and barriers associated with expanding the market for school camps, field studies and tertiary research on North Stradbroke Island. Potential opportunities include educatio ...

Grow and promote the Quandamooka Festival

The Quandamooka Festival is a unique cultural festival featuring more than 50 events throughout Quandamooka Country including North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah), Southern Bay Island and mainland regions. ...

This Indigenous Business Development Fund will support emerging Indigenous business development opportunities on North Stradbroke Island. The project is expected to increase business activity on North Stradbroke Island and grow the regional economy.

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The Minjerribah Cultural Centre will be a centrepiece for cultural tourism and education on North Stradbroke Island – also known as Minjerribah to the Traditional Owners the Quandamooka people. It will become a unique tourist attraction, particularly f ...

North Stradbroke Island Visitor Research Program

Tourism is vital to North Stradbroke Island’s economy with future growth of the industry expected to bring benefits to island and its community. Understanding visitor needs and behaviours will help ensure the island’s tourism industry is planned to en ...

This initiative will refurbish and repurpose the existing Dunwich State Secondary School to provide a hub for education and training on North Stradbroke Island including a modern resource and information centre.

The refurbishment is fully funde ...

This initiative will fund infrastructure developments in Dunwich (Goompi) on North Stradbroke Island to improve existing facilities and diversify accommodation options.

It will assist with the construction and upgrading of camping facilities su ...

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