Tradies in Paradise

For good jobs, better services and great lifestyle, nothing beats Queensland.

Queensland's nation-leading economic growth is driving opportunity across industries, particularly in construction, as the state gears up for the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, and the renewable energy boom.

Find information for interstate tradespeople and building professionals looking to relocate and work in Queensland.


Tradespeople must have the required licences, registrations and/or accreditations to work in Queensland.

You should seek information and advice relevant to you and your profession before relocating or deciding to relocate.

Learn more about relevant licensing, registration and/or qualification requirements for construction occupations in Queensland:

About Tradies in Paradise

The Queensland Government launched the Tradies in Paradise initiative to promote Queensland to interstate tradespeople to support the state's in-demand construction workforce and flood recovery efforts early 2022.

Applications for incentive payments, which formed part of the flood recovery response, closed 30 November 2022.

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