Economic Development Plan
Balonne Shire Council has been successful in securing funds to assist Balonne Shire based businesses under the Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program. The purpose of the Business Mentoring Program is to assist and help grow local businesses and agribusinesses.
See the below flyers for more information and for the Expression of Interest Form.
Shire Industry Snapshots
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.
Horticultural Snapshot (PDF)