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

Economy I.D.

Data Resources & Info

$16.99 billion

Gross Regional Product


FNQ Population



ONLINE EVENT:  Info Session BBRF Round #6

ONLINE EVENT: Info Session BBRF Round #6

Free Online Information Session Building Better Regions Fund - Round 6  |  Tuesday, 18 January 2022  |  2:00pm to 3:00pm (AEST) Registrations essential on Eventbrite via the...

RDATN Newsletter – December 2021

RDATN Newsletter – December 2021

From the Chair ...As we come to the end of a busy 2021, my reflections on the year that was, fill me with a renewed yet somewhat tentative optimism, for 2022. We grapple with an...