Our residential population of 24,275 is made up of families, young people, workers, retirees and sea/tree changers spread across 17 unique communities including the larger towns of Clermont, Coppabella, Dysart, Glenden, Middlemount, Moranbah, Nebo and St Lawrence. It also includes the smaller communities of Carmila, Clairview, Clarke Creek, Greenhill, Ilbilbie, Kilcummin, Mackenzie River, Mistake Creek and Valkyrie.
Mining, grain production, beef and a thriving service industry is what the Isaac Region are founded on today. The Isaac region encompasses 58 862 square kilometres of fertile plains, rich soils, beaches and coal mines in the mineral rich Bowen Basin. Mining is the region’s largest employer with 25 operating coal mines producing 42% of QLD’s saleable coal.
The Mining Trail and Serenity Coast drive, a 300 kilometre unique self-drive, will introduce you to wide, beautiful landscapes, historic towns, vibrant mining communities, and impressive man-made works.
Or you can use our free Town-by-town guide to pick and choose your destinations in the Isaac region. We have put together some pre trip planning and information on our National Parks and State Forests and popular fishing, boating and water sports opportunities in the region.
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