Access to large markets
Queanbeyan City has a growing population of over 40,000; a stone's throw away from Canberra and with easy access to Sydney, the Snowy Mountains and the South Coast.
The region has global air, rail and freight connections via Canberra International Airport, multiple connecting highways and has links to the expanding sea port at Eden.
Queanbeyan offers a broad mix of lifestyle and economic opportunities; a high quality of living with appealing places to live, work and play.
Queanbeyan is within a 20 minute drive of a range of world-class educational and research institutions including the Australian National University and the University of Canberra, offering opportunities for business to work with a highly educated and capable workforce, as well as explore collaboration with leading researchers.
QPRC is a regional council leading the way in adopting smart technology across both Queanbeyan city and surrounding townships.
The digital transformation will offer local businesses and council the chance to make informed decisions and to capitalise on emerging opportunities.
Explore our region
Queanbeyan is an economy on the rise, with the Gross Regional Product of $2.42b being fuelled by a diverse range of growth-driving sectors from public administration and safety to healthcare and retail. Queanbeyan is home to a thriving and connected local business community including a burgeoning advanced manufacturing sector.
From the CBD, which is at the beginning of a long-term revitalisation program, to the sprawling lifestyle suburbs of Jerrabomberra and Googong, opportunity abounds for all.
The future for Queanbeyan is bright, with plans underway to roll out a smart city and digital transformation agenda. No dream is too big in a city future-proofed to spearhead the regional NSW economy during the 21st century.