Regional Economic Development Strategy 2013-2033
  • Last updated:
  • 23 Nov 2022

Council adopted the Sunshine Coast - Natural Advantage: Regional Economic Development Strategy 2013-2033 at its 19 September 2013 Ordinary Meeting.

The strategy provides a 20-year vision and blueprint for sustainable economic growth. It will help to ensure the region actively participates in the global economy and deliver the lifestyle and opportunities for local residents and businesses alike.

Working with leading business, industry and university representatives and the Queensland Government, the Sunshine Coast - The Natural Advantage: Regional Economic Development Strategy 2013-2033 outlines a comprehensive agenda to improve the resilience and strength of the regional economy and position the Sunshine Coast as one of Australia's leading city regions.View the strategy.

REDS Implementation Plan 2019-2023

The updated Strategy provides a program of action over the next five-year block of implementation (2019-2023) to drive further progress towards the delivery of a continued strong, new economy for the Sunshine Coast region to 2033. View the plan.

REDS 2021-22 Annual Report

The REDS Annual Report highlights the program of activities delivered during 2021-2022 against the strategy’s five critical pathways and their respective priorities. 

The REDS Annual Report 2021-22[2715KB] draws together a range of data, information and insights to identify and demonstrate the valuable work achieved over the past year in delivering on the priorities of the Regional Economic Development Strategy, in collaboration with our signatories and partners.