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Business Friendly

The Gold Coast is open for business.

Ranked amongst the top 15 countries in the world for ease of doing business, Australia has an internationally competitive Corporate Tax Rate of 30 per cent and is increasingly recognised for innovation on the world stage.

The City of Gold Coast is committed to delivering a business friendly environment where industry prospers. On average it takes 2.5 days to start up a new business on the Gold Coast, with very little government bureaucracy and regulation.

For us, we wouldnt be anywhere else. We get to live in such a great place and offer our clients outstanding value

Adam Stead, Director, Stead Lane Australia

The Gold Coast regularly plays host to international, national and local conventions and business exhibitions across a diverse range of industries including ICT, marine and health and medical.

The Gold Coast enjoys some of Australias most impressive delegate statistics with each event attracting twice as many delegates than anywhere else in Queensland.

The Gold Coast has a strong professional services industry comprising financial services, accountants, architects, town planners, engineers and event managers that contribute $1.3 billion (6 per cent) to the local economy.

We offer a suite of dedicated services and support to new businesses and investors to the city. Our qualified team assists clients across a range of industry sectors with special focus on innovation, culture, infrastructure and knowledge-based industries.

delivering a business friendly environment

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