Business & economic development

Invest

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

Industry support

Information and assistance to access leading agencies and industries in the region, providing key resources in economic, tourism, aviation, marine, education and agricultural sectors. 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. More

Strategic industry sectors

Valued at approximately $14 billion, the Cairns region's economy is driven by globally-competitive tourism, international education, agriculture, marine and aviation sectors. More

Research & Data

Research and data to help inform business and investment decisions. 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. More

Film

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

TNQ Innovation Awards

The Tropical North Queensland Innovation Awards recognise and reward progressive businesses, innovators and entrepreneurs from across the region. More

Cairns 2050 Shared Vision

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

eUpdates

News to help inform business and investment decisions. More

Upcoming events for business:

Welcome to Cairns:

IP and Digital Law: Old Law In New Ways

Date: Tue 21 May
Time: 9:00am - 11:00am
Location: 4/194 McLeod Street, Cairns North

Contact: Y(E)P Cairns 0488 047 111

Learning what you should and should not be doing in your business More

Visual Merchandising workshop

Date: Tue 28 May
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: TTNQ Boardroom, Level 2, 51 The Esplanade, Cairns

Cost: $20 per person

Contact: Kelsey Andersen 4015 1206

Learn how to showcase your product and drive a strong return More

Social Media workshop

Date: Wed 5 Jun
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: TTNQ Boardroom, Level 2, 51 The Esplanade, Cairns

Cost: $20 per person

Contact: Kelsey Andersen 4015 1206

Time to step up your social media knowledge! More

Beginners Workshop in Event Management

Date: Fri 14 Jun
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Cairns Regional Council, Civic Reception Room, 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns

Cost: FREE

Contact: Community Services 4044 3095

Learn the secrets of the event trade More

Google Analytics Plus workshop

Date: Tue 18 Jun
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: TTNQ Boardroom, Level 2, 51 The Esplanade, Cairns

Cost: $20 per person

Contact: Kelsey Andersen 4015 1206

Step up your knowledge! More

Beginners Workshop in Event Management

Date: Fri 9 Aug
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Cairns Regional Council, Civic Reception Rooms

Cost: FREE

Contact: Community Services 4044 3095

Learn the secrets of the event trade More

Beginners Workshop in Event Management

Date: Fri 11 Oct
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Cairns Regional Council, Civic Reception Rooms, 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns

Cost: FREE

Contact: Community Services 4044 3095

Learn the secrets of the event trade More

Beginners Workshop in Event Management

Date: Wed 4 Dec
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Cairns Regional Council, Civic Reception Rooms, 119-145 Spence Street, Cairns

Cost: FREE

Contact: Community Services 4044 3095

Learn the secrets of the event trade More

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Information about the Cairns region written in simplified Chinese. CLICK HERE

Cairns Investment Prospectus

Download our Prospectus ( PDF, 3.39 MB ) or view the e-book below to discover the many investment opportunities on offer in Cairns.

Contact us to find out how we can help you take advantage of investment opportunities in Cairns.Email us today (economicdevelopment@cairns.qld.gov.au) to find out how we can help you take advantage of investment opportunities in Cairns, or telephone us on +61 7 4044 3347.

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Last updated: 20 March 2019