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Queensland's North West Minerals Province

The North West Minerals Province

North West Queensland has long been a significant contributor to Queensland’s economic growth, supporting local businesses and underpinning global companies in Mount Isa, Townsville, Cairns and Brisbane.

The Queensland Government is working in partnership with North West Queensland communities, councils and industry to further develop the region’s potential and secure a sustainable and diversified economy.

  • About the Blueprint

    As one of the world’s richest mineral-producing regions, A Strategic Blueprint for Queensland’s North West Minerals Province is helping secure the long-term future of the region and its communities. The Blueprint is delivering projects that are unlocking jobs and investment opportunities in North West Queensland.

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  • The Strategy

    The North West Queensland Economic Diversification Strategy was a key deliverable of the Blueprint. The Strategy focuses on 13 key initiatives and is structured around 3 key themes: enhanced investment environment; strong supply chains; and sustainable communities.

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  • Achievements and deliverables

    The Queensland Government has delivered a range of actions through the Blueprint and Strategy Implementation Plan 2019-2021 to further strengthen the North West Queensland region and its communities.

    To build on the success of the first implementation plan he Queensland Government in consultation with stakeholders has developed a new Implementation Plan to 2025. This plan is supported by $20 million dollars of new funding.

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Last updated: 03 Jun 2024