Queensland Government Department of State Development

Innovators wanted
Business mentoring for innovation program applications now open

Australia's home of land defence. Partnering with Rheinmetall Defence Australia

Made in Queensland
Eligible manufacturers in Queensland can apply for grants to grow their business

North Queensland Stadium
A centrally located 25,000 seat, best-practice regional stadium being built in Townsville by 2020

Growing new and emerging priority industries

A globally competitive biomedical hub

Supporting Queensland’s biomedical enterprises to meet their full potential.


Accelerating collaboration and innovation

A strategy for the METS sector's next wave of growth.


A smart and connected defence sector

Establishing Queensland as Australia’s front line for defence industries.


Facilitating a major projects pipeline

North Queensland Stadium

The stadium is a catalyst for urban regeneration in Townsville and will deliver 750 jobs during design and construction.


Queen's Wharf Brisbane

Delivering economic growth for Queensland with the creation of more than 2000 jobs during peak construction and 8000 jobs when the Integrated Resort Development is operational around 2022.


Creating partnerships to deliver a vibrant and dynamic regional economy

We are strengthening the regions by growing the economy and jobs

We are focused on making Queensland's economy Australia's strongest and most diverse. We lead the delivery of economic development outcomes for Queensland.

We are taking clear actions, leveraging off private sector activity, capitalising on regional strengths and harnessing research and innovation to help regional economies to be more resilient and sustainable.