The Gold Coast opportunity


Lifestyle - it doesn't get better than this

The Gold Coast boasts 57 kilometres of coastline and 21,000 hectares of rainforest, offering a lifestyle unparalleled to all major cities around the world. With an array of natural experiences in close proximity to the city's professional hubs, the Gold Coast's work-life balance attracts workers, students and visitors from around the globe.

A city investing in the future

Billions of dollars’ worth of major infrastructure projects has been completed on the Gold Coast in recent years.

Projects included expansion of the G:Link Light Rail, the Health and Knowledge Precinct, a $300 million upgrade of Gold Coast Airport, and the development of an Arts and Cultural Precinct.

An economy of opportunity

The Gold Coast economy, valued at $37.24 billion, and over the years the city has diversified into knowledge-based industries including health, ICT, advanced manufacturing, education and professional services.

Over the next decade the city will grow to an employment base of almost 300,000 people.

Easy access to and from the city

Two international airports service the city, Gold Coast and Brisbane, with direct routes to all major Australian cities and key locations across Asia, the Middle East, US and the Pacific.

Education destination of choice

Home to more than 200 international and domestic education providers, including three world-class universities and specialist institutions, the Gold Coast offers a range of innovative courses and globally recognised qualifications.