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.


Lakeland Irrigation Area Scheme

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

Economic Recovery and Reconstruction Strategy

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

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

$17.06 billion

Gross Regional Product


FNQ Population



Tenancy Skills Course 4-5 December

Tenancy Skills Course 4-5 December

Strategies for a trouble free tenancy 9.30am - 2.30pm, 4th and 5th December, Stratford Library Delivered by Tenancy Skills Institute - Learn how to strengthen your rental...

Expression of Interest Open- New Board Members

Expression of Interest Open- New Board Members

Make a difference in Tropical North Queensland Regional Development Australia (RDA) Tropical North is seeking highly-motivated leaders with vision, drive, and strong ties to...