furthering MITEZ Economies
The cooperation of local governments, corporations and organisations allows MITEZ to research and pursue projects that further economic and social development goals across the entire region.
Joint projects that expand the industries, infrastructure and community wellbeing of MITEZ participants are the key to developing our region and attracting valuable interest that will shape our future.
Sector Beef processing Opportunity Beef production is a major economic activity in the Region. Council is currently working on a Meat Processing Facility project to ensure new job creation while value adding to the Region’s biggest agricultural commodity Location Charters Towers, North Queensland, Australia Investment type Greenfield Timeframe Dependent on investor Financial information Further information
Sector Beef processing Opportunity Following the 2012 Queensland Government report evaluating the commercial viability of a northern outback Queensland meat processing facility and the investment opportunity prospectus, Flinders Shire has since undertaken additional work (Scoping Study and Feasibility Study) prepared by Stewart Routledge and Associates to highlight the opportunities and competitive advantages of establishing a
Sector Agriculture Opportunity Develop irrigated cropping along the Burdekin River within Charters Towers Regional Council Location Charters Towers Regional Council, North Queensland, Australia Investment type Greenfield and brownfield Investment opportunity highlights Diversify irrigated crops along fertile river system Investment required Depending on scale of proposed development Timeframe Dependent on investor Financial information Further information available
Sector Water storage and irrigated agriculture Opportunity Construct a new water storage facility at O’Connell Creek Location Richmond, North West Queensland, Australia Investment type Greenfield Investment opportunity highlights Establishment of a new water storage facility to expand irrigated cropping Investment required AUD$130 – AUD$200 million Timeframe Dependent on investor Financial information Further information available on
Sector Beef processing Opportunity Northern Outback Queensland Abattoir Location Cloncurry, North West Queensland, Australia Investment type Greenfield Investment opportunity highlights Establishment of a new meat processing facility Investment required AUD$50 – AUD$80 million Timeframe Dependent on investor Financial information Further information available on request Why invest? Global demand puts northern Australia in an excellent position
Sector Education/Research/Tourism Opportunity Develop a new educational, research and tourism centre with a focus on a natural unique environment and culture Location Julia Creek, North West Queensland, Australia Investment type Greenfield Investment opportunity highlights Develop a new Research and Education Centre with Tourism component. Potential for the proposed centre to be a partnership arrangement with
Sector Granite Mining Opportunity Recommission granite mining and processing Location Townsville, Mount Isa, North Queensland, Australia Investment type Recommission mines and processing facility Investment opportunity highlights The project is at an advanced stage of readiness to begin production almost immediately Investment required Stage 1 AUD$1.5 million Stage 2 AUD$5.5 million Timeframe Dependent on investor –
Our Economic Zone
The MITEZ Region
MITEZ is a regional organisation representing local government areas across Northern Queensland’s most important transport corridor. The economic development zone encompasses Mount Isa, Cloncurry, McKinlay, Richmond, Flinders, Charters Towers and Townsville, serving more than 230,000 local residents.
MITEZ encourages commercial and administrative cooperation, helping its member cities to work towards shared economic and social goals.