Invest Northern Rivers
Our region is well placed for new digital industries with world class digital studios already calling the Northern Rivers home.
With some of the best beaches, spectacular walking tracks, top whale watching, snorkelling and fishing, and world heritage Gondwana rain forests the Northern Rivers has an abundance of opportunity for tourism businesses.
The Northern Rivers’ reputation for high quality, clean and sustainable food and beverage industry provides great opportunities for export. Learn more…
The Pacific Highway upgrade, due for completion in 2021, is providing a minimum of four lanes of highway between Sydney and Brisbane. This important freight route provides access to markets in both Brisbane and Sydney.
Inland routes include Summerland Way, which connects Grafton in the South to Kyogle in the north and the Queensland border. Improvements to this route are being explored to provide greater access to inland freight corridors, including the Inland Rail at Bromelton, south-west of Brisbane, and the Toowoomba Airport. You can read studies undertaken to explore the inland route here
The rail link from Syndey to Brisbane has stops to support freight movement through Kyogle, Casino and Grafton.
There is access to air freight via Ballina Byron Gateway, Lismore and Grafton airports.