Who Are We

Regional Development Australia Tropical North Inc. provides regional leadership to drive the development of appropriate infrastructure and industry to strengthen the Far North Queensland economy.



To stimulate sustainable economic development outcomes for the Tropical North Queensland region through meaningful collaboration with all levels of Government, industry, community and academia.



To be the economic development agency in the Tropical North that supports the interests of all regional and remote communities and assists in coordinating the efforts by all stakeholders.


TNQ Economic Development Strategy (2024-2029)

A five-year strategic plan for the region to develop a dynamic economy, build resilience and increase liveability.

Lakeland Irrigation Area Scheme

Providing water security, substantial economic, social and cultural outcomes, to producers in the region.

Project Development Services Directory

A direct link to FNQ’s business service providers including grant and tender writers, economists, market researchers and feasibility study and business case developers.


Regional Jobs


Regional Businesses

Economy I.D.

Data Resources & Info


TNQ Economic Development Strategy 2024

$17.06 billion

Gross Regional Product


FNQ Population



Vacancy – Office Coordinator – Fulltime

Vacancy – Office Coordinator – Fulltime

The Office Coordinator position is a challenging, dynamic, and agile role providing support to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Board of RDATN.  The role requires an...

#IWD EVENT- Inspire Inclusion

#IWD EVENT- Inspire Inclusion

#IWD2024 EVENT: Friday 8 March | 2:00pm - 3:30pmWhen we inspire others to understand and value women’s inclusion, we forge a better world. And when women themselves are inspired...