Situated on the Burnett River and just 13 kilometres from the coast, Bundaberg stands as one of Queensland's most modern and progressive cities. An idyllic sub-tropical climate and a secure water supply have allowed the region to become a leading export producer of agricultural and horticultural produce. Home to the famous Bundaberg Rum Distillery, Bundaberg is a major sugar-growing region, producing around 20% of Queensland's total sugar output. The Bundaberg region is also the major services and commercial centre of the Wide Bay region, with a strong professional employment base delivering health, education, and community and public administration services to outlying communities. With excellent services, facilities and infrastructure, the region offers considerable investment potential through the development of value-adding industries. The Bundaberg region also supports a range of other industries, including:
With its temperate climate, affordable housing and range of cultural and recreational opportunities, Bundaberg offers an enviable lifestyle that features the best of city and country living. Bundaberg is currently one of the top 15 largest-growing areas in Queensland.