Resources and Links


Digital Economy

Department of Communications

National Digital Economy Strategy

Australian Smart Communities (formerly Broadband Today Alliance)


Economic Development

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 major projects


Chambers of Commerce and Progress Associations

Ayr Chamber of Commerce Email:  The Secretary
Charters Towers Chamber of Commerce and Mines
Home Hill Chamber of Commerce
Hinchinbrook Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Tourism
Hughenden Chamber of Commerce Email: The Secretary
Karumba Progress Association
McKinlay Chamber of Commerce  Email:  Suzanne Fordham
Commerce North West
Townsville Chamber of Commerce 
Townsville Region Indigenous Business Network Business Directory 



This is the Australian, whole-of-government entry point where you can access information about local, state and federal government.


Queensland Government
Gateway to Queensland Government Internet resources


Regional Development Australia Network

RDA Far North Queensland & Torres Strait

RDA Mackay-Isaac-Whitsunday

RDA Fitzroy & Central West



Australian Government Department of Social Services

Australian Government Indigenous Affairs
Showcases Indigenous achievement and provides information about government policies and services.

Queensland Government Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

Volunteering North Queensland
Advice on services provided in North Queensland to support volunteer programs.

Our Community
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.

Bank of Ideas
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 Trends - 1996, 2001, 2006



Local Tourism Organisations

Transport - Roads, Rail, Air, Sea

Department of Transport and Main Roads North Queensland update May 2013



Australian Brahman Breeders' Association Ltd - Northern Queensland Branch


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