Balonne Shire is located six hours west of Brisbane in South-West Queensland.
The region covers 31,152km2 with St George its main business centre.
Agriculture is the main industry sector in the region notably:
- cotton and grain production
- cattle and sheep grazing
The Balonne Shire is within the agricultural catchment of emerging agtech and agscience centres of Toowoomba and Goondiwindi.