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Outcomes with vision

Advance Cairns is the peak independent, apolitical advocacy and economic development organisation for Tropical North Queensland.

We are business funded and outcome driven, and we have a long-term vision for growth across the region.

Building on our strengths

Tropical North Queensland is highly regarded because of its location, infrastructure, and world-class facilities and attractions.

As a developed region in the tropics, we have the technology, health, education, and social structures within a politically stable environment to capitalise upon our natural environment and our global location.

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Advance Cairns calls for investment in FNQ General Aviation sector

Advance Cairns calls for investment in FNQ General Aviation sector

Fuelling connectivity and economic growth: Advance Cairns calls for investment in Far North Queensland General Aviation sector Advance Cairns, Far North Queensland’s independent economic development and advocacy organisation, has launched its General Aviation...

September 2023

September 2023

From the CEO From the halls of power in Canberra to the shores of historic Cooktown, the past few weeks have been an exercise in contrasts – and a reflection of the diversity of the Far North region Advance Cairns represents. We kicked off with a deep dive into how...

August 2023

August 2023

From the CEO From working to re-establish relationships with key Asian airline partners to doing a deep dive into the region’s renewable energy sector, to realising a major health advocacy initiative, August has been an incredibly productive month for Advance Cairns....

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