Regional Economic Development

The FNQROC LG Economic Development Group discussions focus on delivering the following key strategic deliverables as aligned to the FNQROC Strategic Plan:

  • Shared knowledge re Local, State and Federal government programs, grants, policy delevopment and drivers impacting regional Economic Development
  • Collaborate sharing of current Economic Development projects across councils and stakeholders to build regional knowledge and networks
  • Identifying collaborative opportunities for regional branding and sponsorship
  • Identifying sleeper and future economic development issues and opportunities that may impact the region
  • Identifying regional training, skill development and future presenters of interest

FNQROC is a key partner in the Tropical North Queensland Regional Economic Plan (TNQREP). The key purpose of the TNQREP is to provide:

  • A high level blueprint which articulates a shared economic vision and identifies diverse strategies to achieve that vision;
  • A tool for understanding the regional economy, attracting investment and with 'one voice' driving government policy; and
  • Clear roles and responsibilities for implementation.


Meeting Dates





Regional Economic Development Plans and Documentation

Economic Development Portal

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For further information, please contact FNQROC Office & Project Coordinator:  

Linda Richardson

Phone 4044 3343

Email: email/l.richardson)(