Invest Capricorn Coast Region Economic Development Plan


Livingstone Shire Council has developed the 'Invest Capricorn Coast Region Economic Development Plan' to provide direction for the future economic growth and development of the Capricorn Coast region through the creation of partnerships and alliances with government, business, investors and industry to build on existing and new investment opportunities. 

The goal of Livingstone Shire Council's is:


'A diverse, strong, innovative and sustainable local economy providing employment and business
opportunities for current and future generations.'


Economic development requires a concerted effort by numerous organisations working in partnership. No community can succeed in isolation. The EDP details the organisations Livingstone Shire Council is partnering with and the strategies and plans that will be employed to deliver the EDP.

You can find out more about the EDP by clicking on the tabs below, viewing the summary document or reading the full document here 'Invest Capricorn Coast Region Economic Development Plan
  1. Key Strengths
  2. Potential for Growth
  3. Initiatives
  4. Project Categories
The EDP profiles the Capricorn Coast region's lifestyle and current economic context. It discusses the role that local government plays in economic development and details the region's key strengths;

    • Lifestyle and amenity
    • Natural assets (islands, beaches and rainforest retreats etc.)
    • Population growth and investment
    • Affordable land, premises and housing
    • Accessibility - central location
    • Climate, water and soils
    • Proactive leadership
Investment