Project Development Services Directory

The RDA Tropical North online directory provides contact information for organisations and  consultants based in FNQ and the Torres Strait region who deliver professional services such as tender and grant writing, economics, market research, feasibility studies, business case work and other relevant services.

Brief Description: Economics, finance, market research and visual.
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Contributed to Lakeland Feasibility Study led by SMEC Engineering.

Phone: 07 4771 5550
Locations: Cairns, QLD
Brief Description: Corporate governence, finance and business improvement.
Phone: 07 4054 7444
Mobile: 0438 877 856
Brief Description: Strategic planning, brand development and marketing, community consultation and stakeholder engagement.
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Colin & Mary Balfour, Directors
Colin: 0412 373 544
Mary: 0408 972 536

Phone: 0412 373 544
Mobile: 0408 972 536
Locations: Cairns, QLD
Brief Description: Strategy, planning, economics, research.
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Jeremy Blockey, Director

Capability Statement

Mobile: 0438 382 020
Locations: Aurukun, QLD, Cairns, QLD, Cassowary Coast, QLD, Cook, QLD, Croydon, QLD, Douglas, QLD, Etheridge, QLD, Hope Vale, QLD, Kowanyama, QLD, Lockhart River, QLD, Mapoon, QLD, Mareeba, QLD, Napranum, QLD, Northern Peninsula Area Region, QLD, Pormpuraww, QLD, Tablelands, QLD, Torres, QLD, Torres Strait Island, QLD, Weipa, QLD, Wujal Wujal, QLD, Yarrabah, QLD
Brief Description: Experience includes both Gov.' T grants over $200 million in successful applications and philanthropic grants over $50 million in successful applications.
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A contact network also exists with state and federal departments including the Prime Ministers Department due to dealing with the areas for a large number of years. Qualifications include MBA., M. Econ., Grad Dip Local Government Management, B. Bus., CPA

Mobile: 0407536518
Locations: Cairns, QLD
Brief Description: Quantitative telephone surveys, online surveys, intercept surveys, pedestrian counts, along with qualitative focus group assembly and execution and in-depth interviewing.
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Compass Research has been carrying out professional market research based in Cairns over a long period of time, including work throughout Queensland, Northern Territory and Papua New Guinea.

This work has had strong emphasis on accurate quantitative research. Recent work has included thousands of interviews throughout northern centres helping shepherd through the Eliminate Dengue project with community feedback, resolution of issues for local government, surveys on health issues, airport quality and customer feedback, polling for elections.

As the market research arm of Cummings Economics, the firm operates against a background of rigorous statistical control.

Compass Research is a long-time member of the Australian Market & Social Research Society (Research Australia).

Phone: 07 4031 2888
Mobile: 0418 871 011
Locations: Cairns, QLD, Mareeba, QLD, Tablelands, QLD
Brief Description: Providing individually customised solutions to identify and fix your pain points ....we build skills and capabilities through education, empowerment and collaboration!
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Complete Business Solutions is a 100% Indigenous owned and led business, specialising in building skills and capabilities through education empowerment and collaboration.

We are Supply Nation Certified, hold Local Buy PQS, and have won multiple state and national awards for the work we do helping startups and small business owners through a range of services including but not limited to:

- grant and tender writing (above 85% success rate)
- mentoring and small business advice
- marketing
- strategic planning
- business management systems
- training and professional development

Our clients include:
- startups and entrepreneurs
- tradies
- SME's
- Indigenous businesses
- entire remote communities
- ASX listed organisations
- Local State and Federal Government agencies

Phone: 07 4000 4141
Mobile: 0422 196 711
Locations: Cairns, QLD, Cassowary Coast, QLD
Brief Description: Strategy & planning, financial performance, leadership & governance, mentoring and economics.
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Ruth Faulkner & Pete Faulkner, Directors

Phone: 0419 796 901
Mobile: 0439 490 088
Locations: Cairns, QLD
Brief Description: Economic & Social Impact Assessments, Strategic Planning, Benefit Cost Analysis, “Need” Analysis, Feasibility Studies, Business Cases, Demographic Analysis, Research
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W S (Bill) Cummings, B Econ, established the firm in 1981 to provide professional economic research and analysis of the economy, especially in relation to northern and regional Australia. Over the years, the firm has played and continues to play a major role in supporting the progress of businesses, industries, organisations and government bodies through perceptive professional, successful research.

Cummings Economics have the capability and experience to provide a very wide range of services - almost anything involving economic research, analysis and presentation. Because of its location, the firm has developed a very strong capability in the regions and industries of Australia ’s tropical north east. It also has a special capability in the economics of tourism and infrastructure development.

Cummings Economics is a long-time member of the Economic Society of Australia, Queensland.

Phone: 07 4031 2888
Mobile: 0418 871 011
Brief Description: Economics, audit, tax, financial and risk consulting.
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Level 23
Riverside Centre
123 Eagle Street
Brisbane QLD 4000

Phone: 07 3308 7000

Information provided in the online directory on this website is intended as a guide and helpful resource for stakeholders, project developers, community groups, organisations and individuals in the Far North.  The listings are submitted by providers directly and is not exhaustive. Although basic due diligence is conducted by RDATN, publication of a listing does not carry RDATN endorsement of products or services noted.  When engaging any of the providers listed, it is recommended users make their own enquiries, inspections and assessments as to the suitability and quality of services. No warranty, representation or undertaking is made about the content, accuracy and completeness of the information provided.  RDATN accepts no responsibility or liability for any loss, damage or injury which may arise from anything contained in this publication. No person is entitled to any redress against RDATN on any account whatsoever and however arising in relation to any information provided.  RDATN reserves the right to terminate any listing at any time for any reason.