The Mount Isa to Townsville Economic Development Zone (MITEZ) is the peak regional development organisation for an area encompassing seven local government areas - Mount Isa, Cloncurry, McKinlay, Richmond, Flinders, Charters Towers and Townsville.
Covering a total land area of 271,732 square kilometres, the region is home to over 216,700 people and is a vital transport corridor connecting the rest of Queensland, Australia and the world via road, rail, air and sea.
Over the past 10 years, the region’s resource-rich economy has diversified in a number of new sectors and continued its growth in established industry sectors accounting for around eight per cent of Queensland’s economic output in 2006-07.
Today, the region’s main economic activities include base metal production, basic metal processing, pastoral production, defence, public administration, education and tourism. MITEZ is committed to continuing the diversification of new industries, alongside the expansion of new markets and the
promotion of existing investment opportunities.
This commitment will help to accelerate the growth of the region and ensure its continued prosperity well into the future.
For more information about the MITEZ region, visit www.mitez.com.au.