Business Support

Seasonal worker

Support for agribusiness, small business, and Balonne Shire economic growth

Council is committed to supporting local businesses to thrive. Our four main economic pillars are: cotton and grain, sheep and cattle, horticulture, and tourism. 

Our economic development team can assist you to develop and grow your business through a range of support including: 

  • Business feasibility and planning 
  • Agribusiness support
  • Small business support, training, mentoring and procurement
  • Diversification and business growht/expansion (export, online, new services/products, new facilities)
  • Accessing workforce development and training programs
  • Site selection and development application support
  • Introductions to key stakeholders (supply chain, investors, employment)
  • Linkages to relevant Commonwealth and Queensland Government programs
  • Links and introductions to shire, regional and national major projects

To discuss your business ideas, growing your business or investment opportunities contact:

Balonne Shire Council - Economic Development Officer

Garnet Radford

Phone: (07) 4620 8805