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



FUNDING ANNOUNCED:  Growing Regions and rPPP

FUNDING ANNOUNCED: Growing Regions and rPPP

The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government has announced the successful applications for Round 1 of the Growing Regions program and...

CYRP Community Taskforce (30 May 2024)

CYRP Community Taskforce (30 May 2024)

This event is an Open Forum meeting for the Peninsula Developmental Road - Stage 2.Hear the latest progress update from Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) followed by Q...