Live in Moreton Bay

The perfect location to live, work and play

Couple dining outMoreton Bay offers the capital city benefits without the price tag.

With 300 days of sunny skies, and a mean annual temperature of 23.4°C, there’s plenty of time to get out and explore the region.

Moreton Bay Region is ready to offer you the best of all worlds, with a laid-back bayside lifestyle, world-class calendar and picturesque hinterland villages.

Moreton Bay was named the healthiest region in Greater Brisbane, and is home to the top three living suburbs of Ferny Hills, North Lakes and Woody Point.

With the combination of seaside and rural lifestyle, easy access to SEQ and affordability, it’s a perfect location to live, work and play.

Affordability, good infrastructure and proximity to major employment nodes give this region enduring popularity.

Woorim Beach, Bribie Island in the Moreton Bay Region
Wine Tasting at Mt Mee in the Moreton Bay Region
Hiking in the rainforest, Moreton Bay Region

Moreton Bay Infrastructure & Services


Modern house in the suburbsMoreton Bay’s real estate market is the second strongest in the country. Affordable living is still readily available thanks to various new developments, with the largest registration of new residential lots in South East Queensland.

Moreton Bay was named one of the top 10 places for property investment in Australia in 2021.

Median rental costs are $415 per week, significantly lower than the Australian average of $471. Medium house prices are $510,000, compared to $690,000 in Brisbane, and almost half of the Australian average and up to $1 million lower than some capital cities.

Caboolture, Morayfield and North Lakes have the highest turnover of properties, recording around 600 sales in the past 12 months.

Moreton Bay’s affordability and extensive availability of vacant land to build new homes has made it attractive to first-home buyers.

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For more detailed information on our region, click below to download the Moreton Bay Region Hotspotting report.

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Our thanks to Moreton Bay Regional Council and Moreton Bay Region Industry & Tourism (MBRIT).

Acknowledgement of Country

We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Country across our region. We also acknowledge and pay our respects to the Kabi Kabi, Jinibara and Turrbal Traditional Custodians, and their elders past, present and emerging.

Contact Us

RDA Moreton Bay 
12G (Suite G, Building 12)
2-4 Flinders Parade
North Lakes Qld 4509

M: +61 437 080 986

RDA Moreton Bay is part of the Regional Development Australia program, an Australian Government Initiative.