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Investing in CWQ

It’s not all work and play. Far Out the opportunity is there to invest! From agriculture to telecommunications, it’s all here and waiting for you.


Far Out! Agriculture

Australia has the potential to grow and re-establish prominence in the wool industry. The opportunities are situated right here in Central West Queensland. The local agricultural sector punches above its weight – producing 5 per cent of the value of all of Queensland’s agricultural commodities.

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Renewable energy

Far Out! Renewable energy

Sunshine is abundant in Central West Queensland. It’s the best of its kind in Australia, if not the globe. AEMO rates the area with an A for its solar resources, one of only three in Australia. Add to that artesian water and significant biomass and CWQ has the perfect mix of inputs to innovate and disrupt Australia’s domestic energy supply chains.

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High speed internet

Far Out! High speed internet

One example of tech innovation in the region is Taipan Networx’s project to lay cable for superfast internet in Winton. This high speed internet will provide customers with 1000 MB up and down, some of the fastest internet speeds in the world.

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Far Out! Tourism

Outback Queensland is a bucket list destination and growing numbers of domestic holidaymakers are touring the Central West with its rich and diverse experiences. From participating in citizen science at the region’s very own natural history museum, the Australian Age of Dinosaurs in Winton, to immersion in the region’s deep history through the evening light show, Luminescent Longreach at the Qantas Founders Museum.

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Far Out! Entrepreneurs

Traditional owner Cheryl Thompson returned to her country and has invested in several businesses. She is making the most of the untapped opportunity as well as the environment and culture to build a solid portfolio and genuine connected life.

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Far Out! Infrastructure

Boulia is a transport and tourism gateway between the Northern Territory and Queensland – with 50 heavy vehicles passing through Boulia each day and 36,700 tourists overnighting in town each year.

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Small business

Far Out! Small business

Jenna Brook bought the Birdsville Roadhouse and then COVID hit. Despite her businesses’ need for tourists she has managed to emerge from lock down and grow the business.

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