Far North Queensland
Solutions for improved digital connectivity in FNQ: building community and disaster resilience in the Gulf Savannah
This project has brought together Gulf Savannah property owners, councils, communities, development organisations, businesses owners, technical experts, and telecommunications service providers to collaboratively identify and define mobile and broadband challenges during the 2019 monsoon trough event and recovery phase, and to devise novel technical solutions...
TCICA Region telecommunications and digital connectivity: final report 2021
As a consequence of that need, and as an alliance of 13 councils in the Cape York and Torres Strait, TCICA has commissioned The Cairns Institute at James Cook University (JCU) and the Digital Media Research Centre at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) to develop...
Facilitating quality agricultural development in Northern Queensland: new policy directions
This report draws on sector research already completed by the the CRCNA which found landholders, agricultural investors and the wider community remain frustrated with the processes for prioritising, planning, assessing and approving new development.
Mapping food insecurity
Australia is a prosperous country, but too many families experience food insecurity. This report examines the determinants of the issue, creating a food insecurity index for Central and North Queensland.
Connectivity and digital inclusion in Far North Queensland’s agricultural communities: policy-focused report
This policy-focused report is the culmination of a qualitative study of digital connectivity and telecommunications in rural Far North Queensland. In particular, the research investigated the lived experience of digital inclusion - a combination of internet access, affordability of technology, and digital ability - in...
Climate assessment for the electorate of Capricornia
This climate assessment for the electorate of Capricornia finds the electorate could suffer devastating climate impacts unless emissions are cut and climate change is brought under control.
Stories from community: how suicide rates fell in two Indigenous communities
This is the story of suicide prevention in two remote Indigenous communities - Tiwi Islands (Northern Territory) and Yarrabah (Queensland), told by the communities themselves. It is a story of community empowerment in each place and as such supports the existing work of the Aboriginal...
Fact Check: Is a person torn to pieces by a crocodile every three months in north Queensland?
Katter's Australian Party MP Bob Katter claims a person is "torn to pieces" every three months by a crocodile in north Queensland.
Journeys into the rainforest: archaeology of culture change and continuity on the Evelyn Tableland, North Queensland
This monograph presents the results of archaeological research that takes a longitudinal approach to interpreting and understanding Aboriginal–European contact. It focuses on a small but unique area of tropical rainforest in far north Queensland’s Wet Tropics Bioregion.