Economic Development

Noosa's beauty, weather and enviable lifestyle make it one of Australia's most desirable places to live, work and visit.

Noosa's economy relies significantly on the health, professional service, tourism, retail and construction sectors. It is home to almost 7000 businesses, predominately small and micro, as well as successful entrepreneurs and skilled business people.

The Noosa Shire Local Economic Plan, was developed in consultation with the local community and aims to broaden the structure of the Noosa economy through growth in smart industry sectors that offer high economic value and have low environmental impact.