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Cairns Airport Flies High with Clean Energy Partnership

Cairns Airport Flies High with Clean Energy Partnership

03 March 2024 Joint statement from Cairns Airport, CleanCo Queensland & Advance CairnsA new landmark agreement has Cairns Airport firmly on the path to becoming carbon-neutral by next year, a status which would make it among the first in Australasia. Cairns...

Newsletters

March 2024

March 2024

From the CEO From continuing to press for investment into Cairns’ hospital and health service to much-needed expansion of our General Aviation Precinct, we continue our follow-up actions in the wake of our delegation to Queensland Parliament.  Undertaken in...

January 2024

January 2024

From the CEO Few of us would have predicted this start to 2024 as the region emerges from the widespread and devasting flooding following ex-Tropical Cyclone Jasper. Many of you have been hit directly through impacts on your business, property, or your home as well as...

November 2023

November 2023

From the CEO With our eyes firmly fixed on the 2024-25 State Budget submission deadline, much of our focus was on communicating and harnessing support for our General Aviation priority, calling for a total $63 million investment to unlock potential in the sector. This...

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Queensland Budget Series

with The Honourable Steven Miles MP, Premier and The Honourable Cameron Dick MP, Deputy Premier, Treasurer, and Minister for Trade and Investment.
Wednesday 19, June 2024

Path to Health Equity: Business Brunch

Minister for Health the Hon Shannon Fentiman MP shared insights into the comprehensive Queensland Women and Girls’ Health Strategy 2032.
Wednesday, 24 April 2024

Advance Cairns and James Cook University Business Lunch: Defence Strategic Review with review co-auther Professor Peter Dean. Panellists: Commander Alfonso Santos, Commanding Officer HMAS Cairns and Olav Groot, CEO Norship, & Founding Director of Norsta

2023 Defence Strategic Review: Business Lunch

Defence Strategic Review co-author Professor Peter Dean discussed the implications of the Federal Government’s 2023 Defence Strategic Review for Far North Queensland.
Thursday, 18 April 2024