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.

Invest

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

City Centre Review

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

FNQ DAMA information session

Date: Tue 3 Mar
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Information on how the DAMA can assist regional businesses to meet their employment needs. More

R&D Tax Incentive Information Session

Date: Thu 5 Mar
Time: 9:00am - 10:30am
Location: 4/194 McLeod Street, North Cairns

Contact: Y(E)P Entrepreneurship Facilitators Cairns 0488047111

Learn about the program, registration process and what activities can be claimed. More

Tendering for Business workshop

Date: Fri 6 Mar
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Find out about tendering opportunities for the Bruce Highway - Cairns Southern Access Corridor - Stage 3: Edmonton to Gordonvale project. More

ecoBiz Leaders Forum - Small Business Leading Circular Economy

Date: Fri 20 Mar
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am
Location: Cairns Regional Council administration centre, 119-145 Spence Street

Contact: Marion Glover 07 3192 0236

Showcase of local businesses' sustainability achievements, plus updates and emerging opportunities in the circular economy. More

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Last updated: 27 February 2020