Economic Recovery and Reconstruction Strategy

Crucial infrastructure projects providing the greatest stimulus to kick start the FNQ economy, post-COVID-19.

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.


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.


As our region continues to adjust and adapt it is important to stay informed.  For reliable updates, alerts and information on vital assistance and grants available to local business, please follow the link below.



Regional Jobs


Regional Businesses


Resources & Info

$15.4 Billion

Gross Regional Product


FNQ Population



UPDATE:  Cape York Region Package (CYRP)

UPDATE: Cape York Region Package (CYRP)

Communique Sub-Working-Group and Taskforce (Weipa - November 2020) The Cape York Region Package (CYRP) Taskforce and Sub-Working Group (SWG) met on 16 November 2020. The meeting...

Cooktown Expo 2021

Cooktown Expo 2021

The Rising Tide With only 11 weeks to go until the Expo starts don't miss out on an opportunity to engage with the Cooktown and Cape York community. Bringing together the...