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Brisbane is a thriving city with lots of potential for business and Council is dedicated to providing you with opportunities to grow. With events, opportunities to work with Council, investment areas, economic data and international business connections, Council's resources can give your business just the boost it needs.

 

Why choose Brisbane for business

Brisbane is a city of choice for doing business. Find out the population growth, development activity, infrastructure projects and talented people driving opportunity in Brisbane. Read about businesses who have already taken the opportunity to locate in Brisbane.

 

Central and accessible

  • Closest capital city on eastern seaboard to Australia’s three largest export markets -China, Japan and South Korea
  • Brisbane Airport less than 20 minutes and 12 kilometres from the city centre
  • Port of Brisbane is one of Australia’s largest-growing container ports and Queensland’s largest general cargo port

 

Population growth

Generating additional demand for goods and services

Expected to grow at more than 1% per year

Almost 47% of working age population under the age of 35

 

Development activity

Bringing more people to live and work in the area:

  • 7603 dwellings approved in the 12 months ending December 2019
  • Queen’s Wharf $3 billion Integrated Resort Development including five hotels, three residential towers, a new department store, 40 new restaurants, cafes and bars
  • Howard Smith Wharves Revitalisation Project has provided a new riverside parkland and commercial development

 

Infrastructure projects

New roads, transit, schools, hospitals and other major infrastructure projects create opportunities for business

  • Victoria Park will provide more greenspace with new places to relax and enjoy Brisbane's beautiful climate
  • Brisbane Metro will reduce CBD bus congestion and improve services to the suburbs
  • Cross River Rail project will allow more trains to run more often and enable a turn-up-and-go transport system
  • $158 millionBrisbane International Cruise Terminalat Luggage Point on the north side of the Brisbane River
  • Proposed ‘Brisbane Live’ $2 billion Stadium and Entertainment Precinct, Roma Street
  • Five newgreen bridgesto be built across Brisbane. The new bridges will link Kangaroo Point to the Brisbane Central Business District (CBD), Toowong to West End, St Lucia to West End, as well as new crossings at Breakfast Creek and Bellbowrie

 

Talented people

Access to a skilled workforce

32% with bachelor degree level of education

 

Queensland Business and Investment Visa options

Queensland offers a range of business advantages including a stable economy, supportive government and a solid growth forecast. Queensland’s low operating costs, highly skilled workforce, strong and diverse industries, and strategic Asia-Pacific location create an attractive investment destination.

 

State nominated business and investment visa options

If you wish to migrate to Queensland on a business visa, you must first obtain a State nomination. State migration is managed by the Queensland Government unit Business and Skilled Migration Queensland (BSMQ). State nominated visas allow you to run a business or invest in Queensland.

 

Provisional visas

These visas are valid for four years and are a pathway to permanent residency in Queensland.

Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188)is a pathway to permanent residency through the Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) visa (subclass 888). The Queensland State government is involved in the nomination process of the following visa streams.

  • Business Innovation streamis for those interested in owning and managing a new or existing business in Queensland.
  • Investor streamis for investors or business owners looking to invest in Queensland Treasury Corporation Bonds.
  • Significant Investor streamis for those interested in making a significant complying investment in Australia.
  • Entrepreneur streamis for those interested who have an innovative business ready to be commercialised.

 

Permanent residency visas

These visas allow migrants to live and work in Queensland permanently.

 

Business Talent (Permanent) visa (subclass 132) allows you to stay in Queensland on a permanent basis and includes the following stream:

  • Significant Business history stream is for affluent owners or part owners of a business who want to have a major management role in a new or existing business in Queensland.
  • Venture Capital Entrepreneur stream is for people who have sourced venture capital funding from a member of the Australian Investment Council (AIC) for the start-up, product commercialisation or business development of a promising high-value business idea.

 

Business Innovation and Investment (Permanent) visa (subclass 888)allows you to stay in Queensland on a permanent basis for the purpose of managing a business or investment. It is only available to those who have fulfilled the requirements of the Business Innovation and Investment (Provisional) visa (subclass 188). New Zealanders on a Special Category visa (subclass 444) may also be eligible to apply for this visa.

 

Business Owner (Permanent) visa (subclass 892)allows you to stay in Queensland on a permanent basis for the purpose of owning and managing a new or existing business. It is only available to those who have fulfilled the requirements of the 160, 163, 164 or 165 visas. The visa allows you to stay on a permanent basis for the purpose of owning and managing a new or existing business.

 

Investor (Permanent) visa (subclass 893)allows you to stay in Queensland on a permanent basis for the purpose of maintaining business and investment activity in Australia. It is only available to those who have fulfilled the requirements of the Investor (Provisional) visa (subclass 165).

 

Temporary visas

Investor Retirement (Temporary) visa (subclass 405) and (subclass 405) renewals is for people aged 55 years or older, who wish to live in Queensland during their retirement years and who are able to make a significant long term financial investment in Queensland. It is valid for four years and can be renewed.

 

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We will help you exploring visa options and securing application. No Borders Law Group is experienced in the migration and Australian visa application, and our migration agents and lawyers have extensive knowledge in the legal requirements, eligibility criteria, and the supporting documents required.

Simply dial 07 3876 4000 or email:service@noborders-group.comand let us help you start with your way towards obtaining an Australian visa.

 

Material adapted from

© Brisbane City Council 2016.

© BSMQ

https://migration.qld.gov.au

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