Funding opportunities

Funding opportunities and support are available to assist eligible businesses and organisations to invest or set up a business on the Gold Coast.


The City of Gold Coast’s Investment Attraction program is designed to encourage business growth across many sectors of the Gold Coast economy, offering vital support to build on our continued economic success.

The program offers a range of support services to facilitate investment, business relocation or expansion to the Gold Coast, including financial assistance, site selection, business case development, introductions and streamlined development applications, as well as ongoing support.

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Investment in the Gold Coast Health and Knowledge Precinct has been enhanced through a joint initiative between The City of Gold Coast and the Queensland Government.

Industries that complement the activities within the precinct may be able to access tenancy rebates, capital investment incentives, job creation incentives, workforce advisory services, research and development incentives and head office establishment incentives.


The Business Innovation and Investment visa scheme is among the federal initiatives offering a pathway to permanent residency for entrepreneurial and high-net-worth individuals who make substantial complying investments that drive innovation and the commercialisation of Australian ideas.

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In the tourism sector, the Queensland Tourism Industry Council, through its Grants Gateway, provides a curated list of available funding grants and programs across Australia that are relevant to businesses in the tourism industry in Queensland.

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