Cairns Regional Council adopts COVID-19 Investment

Cairns Regional Council has recently adopted the ‘COVID-19 Response Investment Incentive Policy’, effective 12 August 2020 to 30 June 2022. The policy seeks to stimulate small-scale development within the Cairns Region, to the benefit of local development and construction industries and the economy at large. The Policy provides a waiver of up to 100% of […]

Queensland Government grants automatic extension

The Queensland Minister for Infrastructure and Planning, the Hon. Cameron Dick MP, has issued an extension to the currency period of Queensland development approvals. The extension forms part of the suite of relief measures deployed by the Government (facilitated by the ’emergency event declaration’) in seeking to minimise the impacts of COVID-19 on the development […]

The story behind the logo

Henry David Thoreau was a naturalist and philosopher who, in one of his most famous lectures, “The Wild”, reflects on the innate “wildness” of society and in turn its critical dependence on the “wild”.  That is, despite the urbanisation of society, there is always a “wild” or untamed element to society and that as a […]

Why The Pineapple?

They say that if you have to explain a joke, then it’s just not funny. That is, unless you’re caught holding a pineapple, wearing a suit, on a beach in Cairns, in which case the ludicrousness of the situation becomes its own comedy. But, there’s just something decidedly Queensland about pineapples(there’s even a well-known heritage […]