Why invest in Cairns?
As one of the world’s most developed tropical regions, Cairns is a leader in tropical expertise, innovation and sustainable development. The region offers competitive advantages for investors, including:
- international airport with national and global links;
- world-class infrastructure including renowned university, convention centre, air, sea and rail networks, plus quality housing and healthcare;
- critical mass of knowledge and capacity in tropical expertise;
- proximity to Asia-Pacific economies with real potential for trade growth; and much more!
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Commercial Filming & Photography
For filmmakers and commercial photographers, the Cairns region is a spectacular location with a support network that makes it all work.
With Cairns Regional Council's film-friendly and proactive approach to facilitating productions, the Cairns region is the ideal setting for your film, television or photographic projects.
Cairns Esplanade is officially a wi-fi hot spot, with Mayor Bob Manning today launching the free public network trial.
Designated parking bays for recreational vehicles (RV) will be created in the Cairns CBD, Mossman and Port Douglas to make the area more accessible to travellers.