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The Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk with RDA Gold Coast Chair Craig Devlin (centre) and Committee Member David Zohar

Qld Regions Trading GloballyQueensland RDAs have collaborated to develop the Queensland’s Regions Trading Globally publication which features highlights of each of the 12 RDA regions of Queensland, around their key or emerging export sectors with growth potential, and innovative industries and opportunities for investment.

This 32 page prospectus was developed as part of the Commonwealth Games Trade 2018 Trade and Investment Program to showcase the diversity and strength of Queensland’s regions to a global audience. It is a resource which can be utilised long after the Games are over.

It includes forewords from the Premier of Queensland, the Hon Annastacia Palaszczuk MP, and Federal Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government, the Hon Dr John McVeigh MP.

It also contains details of the Queensland Trade Collaboration Portal which presents a showcase of leading Queensland exporters, along with information on the roles of agencies in the trade and investment space, such as Trade and Investment Queensland (TIQ) and Austrade. The publication was launched at the Queensland and Commonwealth Collaboration Showcase on 12 April held on the Gold Coast. The booklet was presented to the 150 guests in attendance including the Queensland Premier. 

RDA Gold Coast Chair, Craig Devlin (pictured above, centre, with the Premier), welcomed guests to the showcase and was on the panel discussing Cross Commonwealth Collaboration.

Find a Queensland exporter with the Queensland Trade Collaboration Portal

Trade PortalRDA Gold Coast is a proud partner in the Queensland Trade Collaboration Portal at

The portal, developed as part of the Gold Coast Commmonwealth Games Trade 2018 program, presents an industry showcase of leading Queensland manufacturers, producers and services across a multitude of productive sectors.

It promotes established Queensland businesses in metropolitan, rural and remote regions who have the capacity for export to Trade 2018 delegates and others visiting for the Games, and will serve as legacy long after the Games are finished to facilitate collaboration and trade between Queensland businesses and Commonwealth nations.

  • Find a Queensland business, including exporters, in just 3 clicks through this image-driven, easy to navigate portal
  • Browse Queensland companies by industry sector or use the mapping tool

There is also a resources page with links to government, business and regional resources for trade and collaboration.

To access an Australia-wide industry showcase and collaboration platform, register for the RED Toolbox at


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