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Carbon Tax

Carbon Tax Guide

Digital Economy

Did you know?  Interesting facts about the world and technology



Department of Communications


National Digital Economy Strategy


NBN Co Limited


Broadband Today Alliance


Broadband and Regional Engagement Unit

Broadband and Your Business:


Logan Digital Economy Breakfast (RDA Logan Redlands):


Case Studies - Broadband/Digital Economy:


NBN Co Roll-out Map:


Business benefiting from Broadband and the Digital Economy:


Videos available:





Australian Bureau of Statistics:
Queensland Government Statitician's Office:

Chambers of Commerce and Progress Associations
Ayr Chamber of Commerce -

Charters Towers Chamber of Commerce and Mines:
Home Hill Chamber of Commerce:
Hinchinbrook Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Tourism:
Hughenden Chamber of Commerce: For more information contact Lydnsey Schultz on 0428 291 460
Karumba Progress Association:
McKinlay Chamber of Commerce: For more information contact -
Mount Isa Chamber of Commerce:
Townsville Chamber of Commerce:

Economic Development Organisations
Gulf Savannah Development Inc.
Mount Isa Townsville Economic Zone Inc. - MITEZ
Remote Area Planning and Development Board - RAPAD
Townsville Enterprise Limited


Industry Capability Network

Industry Capability Network (ICN) is an organisation that introduces Australian and New Zealand companies to the supply chains of majoy projects


Natural Resource Management

Desert Channels Queensland
Northern Gulf Resource Management Group Ltd
NQ Dry Tropics
Southern Gulf Catchments Ltd
Terrain NRM


Australian, State Territory and Local Governments
This is the Australian, whole-of-government entry point.

Australian Government
Australian Parliament

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development


Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency - Clean Energy Future Videos:

Steps for Small Businesses - Silos Sustainable Winery

The Carbon Price and your electricity bill

The Carbon Farming Initiative overview

Carbon Farming in action: Glenryan Tree Planting

Carbon Farming in action: Grantham Piggery

Tweed Shire Council



Queensland Government
Queensland Government (Your gateway to Queensland Government Internet resources)

Local Governments
Charters Towers:
Doomadgee: For more information contact 07 47458188
Mornington Island:
Mount Isa:
Palm Island:


Regional Development Australia Network



Australian Government - Department of Social Services

Australian Government (This website showcases Indigenous achievement and informs you about government policies and services.)

Queensland Government - Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disabiity Services

Volunteering North Queensland (This website provides advice on services provided in North Queensland to support volunteer programs.)

Our Community (Our Community provides advice and tools for Australia’s 600,000 not-for-profit community groups and state, private and independent schools, as well as practical linkages between the community sector and the general public, business and government. )

The Bank of Ideas (This website promotes the work of Peter Kenyon on Initiatives for the Development of Enterprising Actions & Strategies.)


Townsville and North West Queensland Maps

Councils and Towns

State Electoral Boundaries

Federal Electoral Boundaries

Water Catchments, Dams and Weirs

Annual Rainfall

Thermal Climate Zones

Regional NRM Bodies

Agricultural and Pastoral Industries

Mining Industry

Land Ownership

Population Trend - 1996, 2001, 2006


Tourism Australia

Corporate Site
Holiday site

Tourism Queensland 
Corporate site
Holiday site

Regional Tourism Organisations
Outback Queensland Tourism Association Holiday Site

Townsville Enterprise Corporate Site 
Townsville Enterprise Holiday Site

Tourism Tropical North Queensland Corporate Site
Tourism Tropical North Queensland Holiday Site

Local Tourism Organisations
Outback at Isa

Savannah Way Ltd


Transport - Roads, Rail, Air, Sea

Department of Transport and Main Roads North Queensland update May 2013


Australian Brahman Breeders' Association Ltd -