News & Media

Advance Cairns welcomes the opportunity to talk to the media about issues affecting the Far North Queensland region.

We can suggest story ideas or unique perspectives based around innovations and successes with our Members and the broader community or provide contact details to assist where possible.

Contact marketing@advancecairns.com for all media, PR and corporate communication enquiries.

Media Releases

2023-24 Federal Budget reaction

2023-24 Federal Budget reaction

9 MAY 2023 (Cairns) – Advance Cairns, Far North Queensland’s independent economic development and advocacy organisation, today welcomed the confirmation of additional $30 million in funding for the critical Cairns marine precinct Common User Facility (CUF), part of a...

Superyacht Bill consultation feedback by March 9

Superyacht Bill consultation feedback by March 9

3 MARCH 2023 (Cairns) - Advance Cairns is calling on the region’s tourism, marine and allied industries to have their say on flagged legislative changes which would ensure that the jobs and economic benefits of the superyacht industry would continue to flow to the...

Newsletters

October 2023

October 2023

From the CEO With the recent news of international passenger arrivals back to 93% of pre-covid numbers – constrained only by capacity - it was timely to celebrate national wins for Cairns Airport and Skytek with members. We learned of the significant potential of the...

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....