The main event Cairns Airport Ironman Cairns Asia Pacific Championship and Ironman Cairns 70.3 on Sunday 11th June 2017 had over 3,000 athletes participate.
The Cairns Convention Centre welcomes Queensland Treasurer, Curtis Pitt’s announcement made in the recent state budget, of funding for planning to commence on the upgrade and expansion of the Convention Centre. The $176 million expansion includes refurbishment of the existing centre plus the addition of new exhibition space and meeting rooms.
Congratulations to our members who have done so well in the Queensland Reconciliation Awards, a program that recognises businesses, community organisations, educational institutions and partnerships taking positive steps towards reconciliation across Queensland.
New Great Barrier Reef experiences have launched in Tropical North Queensland among other adventure, indigenous, accommodation, dining and regional developments.
Cairns & Great Barrier Reef’s Indigenous tourism offerings will be marketed around the world under the brand name Timeless Experiences with the tagline “Sharing our Reef & Rainforest stories”. There are 20 companies apart of Timeless Experiences representing 34 of the destination’s Indigenous products.
Individuals, businesses, organisations and communities will be invited to act in the best interest of the Great Barrier Reef as part of a new generation movement to conserve the World Heritage area.