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Sunshine Coast’s Industry Sectors

The Sunshine Coast has a reputation as a leader in the health and sciences, aviation and aerospace, agriculture, manufacturing, clean technologies and creative industries sectors.


The Sunshine Coast has evolved into one of Australia’s leading aerospace hubs, home to many globally focused companies specialising in manufacturing, maintenance project management, charter services and mechanical design, emergency services, airline crew training and aircraft maintenance. 

The area’s world-leading green technology companies provide environmental management services, sustainable building design, renewable energy and energy-efficient manufacturing, and water management.  

The highest ranked region in Queensland for online business growth and Google AdWords, the Sunshine Coast is also home to many new technology, specialist ICT and knowledge-based companies. 

The region’s climate also makes it perfect for agribusiness, producing fruits, nuts, vegetables, seafood, baked goods, and dairy and horticultural products.