Advance Cairns - the Committee for Tropical North Queensland

Advance Cairns is the peak regional economic development and advocacy organisation for Tropical North Queensland. We facilitate connections between private enterprise, industry, community and government agencies to improve the lives of people living within our region.

Our vision is to create a self-sustaining, resilient and prosperous Tropical North Queensland community. We deliver on this by advocating on behalf of the region for projects that create growth, investment and development within the region. You can find out more about our 8 + 8 Infrastructure and Policy project priorities here.

Advance Cairns is a membership based organisation. Our members have a voice in directing the future of the TNQ region & with their contributions help us to secure sustainable prosperity for generations to come. If you are interested in becoming a member of Advance Cairns click here.

Latest News

read all news

Prime Ministerial Regional Endorsement

Speaking to more than 500 Far North community leaders and school students at St Aug­ustine’s College, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull described Cairns as a “jewel in the crown” of Northern ­Australia

14 February 2016