Business and economic development

Follow the below links to discover why Cairns is perfectly positioned for local, national and international business and investors to live, visit and do business.

Keep it in Cairns

Information and resources for the Keep it in Cairns campaign Read more

City Centre Review

Find out more about the 2020 review of the Cairns city centre by Urbis. Read more

Invest

Cairns offers lucrative investment opportunities in tourism, international education, agribusiness, marine services, property and more. Read more

Invest in Cairns - in your language

Information about investing in Cairns translated into Mandarin, Japanese, French, German and Arabic languages. Read more

Starting & growing your business

Cairns Regional Council is committed to supporting local businesses. When starting or expanding a business, information and advice at the early stages is critical. Read more

Research & Data

Research and data to help inform business and investment decisions. Read more

Economic development strategies

Council has strategies for a strong, diversified and sustainable regional economy that supports new and existing industry, investment and business activities. Read more

Film

Cairns is an ideal location for filming, photography, documentaries, television programs and commercials. Read more

Cairns 2050 Shared Vision

‘Sign-on’ and show your support for the Cairns shared vision 2050 Read more

eUpdates

News to help inform business and investment decisions. Read more

Cairns is perfectly positioned for local, national and international businesses and investors to live, visit and do business.

Upcoming events for business:

Webinar: COVID-19 Q&A with Hon. Shannon Fentiman, Minister for Employment and Small Business

Date: Fri 3 Apr
Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm
Cost: Free

Give feedback and ask a question directly of Small Business Minister Shannon Fentiman about the Queensland Government’s coronavirus response. More

Webinar 2: Business planning/strategies in response to Covid-19

Date: Mon 6 Apr
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Cost: Free

TAFE will provide information and templates to help you develop strategies to respond to business impacts of COVID-19. More

Webinar 2: Business planning/strategies in response to Covid-19

Date: Thu 9 Apr
Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm
Cost: Free

TAFE will provide information and templates to help you develop strategies to respond to business impacts of COVID-19. More

Webinar 1: Managing cash flow in response to Covid-19

Date: Tue 14 Apr
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Cost: Free

TAFE will provide practical information for small businesses on effective cash flow management in times of financial crisis. More

Webinar 1: Managing cash flow in response to Covid-19

Date: Wed 15 Apr
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Cost: Free

TAFE will provide practical information for small businesses on effective cash flow management in times of financial crisis. More

Webinar 2: Business planning/strategies in response to Covid-19

Date: Thu 16 Apr
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Cost: Free

TAFE will provide information and templates to help you develop strategies to respond to business impacts of COVID-19. More

Webinar 3: Business mentoring panel

Date: Mon 20 Apr
Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cost: Free

Interactive webinar with a panel of small business experts covering accounting, finance, legal and turnaround issues. More

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Last updated: 17 March 2020