Investment and economic development

Business in the Tweed

The Tweed is one of the most economically diverse non-metropolitan regions in Australia, with a business environment of opportunity and regional competitiveness.

Located in northern NSW, next to the major urban areas of South East Queensland, the Tweed has everything to strategically position your business:

  • access to strong local, national and international markets
  • strong transport and communication links
  • affordable retail, commercial and industrial premises.

The Tweed is a place where you and your family can enjoy real quality of life.

Moving your business to the Tweed?

The Tweed is a great place to invest in the future of your business.

A business friendly Council and essential infrastructure to support your business to grow makes the Tweed the ideal location to either relocate your business or start a new venture.

Celebrating success

During October Business Month 2023, we launched a collection of inspiring videos that highlight success stories of businesses located in The Tweed. These enterprises have not only thrived but have also become an integral part of our vibrant community.

Enjoy these stories which showcase the incredible potential that lies within our region. Stories of determination, innovation and the power of local businesses to make a difference.

Succeeding in the Tweed with Peter Burr at Potager
Succeeding in The Tweed with Geraldine Rowland at the Tyalgum Hotel
Succeeding in The Tweed with Paul and Sue O’Connor at O’Connors Carrying Service
Succeeding in The Tweed with Oliver Horn at Nutra Organics
Succeeding in The Tweed with Paul O’Brien from Air Physio

If you're considering a move to the Tweed, opening a new enterprise or expanding an existing business here:

Tweed's economic profile

See Tweed economic profile and community profiles and statistics.

Economic Development Strategy (EDS)

Council’s role is to encourage business investment, implement policy and create opportunities for suitable industries.

Regional development

The Tweed is the northern most local government area of the broader NSW North Coast and Northern Rivers Regions. Many of the specific objectives of the Tweed EDS are supported by sustainable growth objectives at the state and regional levels.

North Coast Regional Plan

See North Coast Regional Plan 2036 (NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment) 

Regional Development Australia - Northern Rivers

RDA Northern Rivers are a not-for-profit, community-based organisation funded through the Australian Government’s Regional Development Australia Initiative.