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North West Queensland Economic Diversification Strategy

The North West Queensland Economic Diversification Strategy ( 3.7 MB) identifies opportunities across the resources, agriculture, tourism, business and industry sectors to support long-term sustainable growth in North West Queensland.

The Strategy was a key deliverable of A Strategic Blueprint for Queensland’s North West minerals Province.

The Strategy focuses on 13 key initiatives and is structured around 3 key themes:

  • enhanced investment environment
  • strong supply chains
  • sustainable communities.

Consultation was held in 2018 and 2019 on the North West Queensland Economic Diversification Strategy Implementation Plan 2019-2021 ( 2.7 MB). Throughout the implementation period the Queensland Government will continue to work closely with the North West Stakeholder Advisory Committee and local governments to ensure initiatives and actions remain on track and responsive to new or emerging opportunities.

To supercharge delivery the Queensland Government prioritised $5 million in Blueprint funding together with additional $28.3 million to support the delivery of:

What’s happening next?

The Queensland Government is developing a new four-year Implementation Plan (2021-2025) for The North West Queensland Economic Diversification Strategy (NWQEDS) that will be supported by new funding.

For more information on the Strategy, please email Economic Diversification Strategy or telephone (07) 4747 3900.

Last updated: 10 Nov 2021