Spanning approximately 58,000 square kilometres, from the western coalfields, fertile plains and ranges to the pristine coastline and islands in the Coral Sea, the region has something for everyone to enjoy and explore.

Our family-friendly communities offer a safe and relaxed lifestyle, and include the modern mining towns of Moranbah, Middlemount, Dysart and Glenden, to the historic communities of Nebo, Clermont and St Lawrence and small picturesque coastal villages and rural localities. Moranbah is the main service centre for the region with an estimated population of 9,120.

The Isaac region is home to 24,215 residents, although an additional 14,950 resource sector workers travel here and are housed in temporary accommodation. At any one time the full-time equivalent population in the Isaac region is estimated at 39,165.

Regional Overview
Socio-Economic Services and Strategy
Social and economic data
Tourism Development Strategy 2012 - 2017 (PDF, 1.68MB)

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