Corporate Governance

 

TTNQ 2021 Annual General Meeting

The Far North Queensland Promotion Bureau Ltd ACN: 009 953 084, trading as Tourism Tropical North Queensland.
held their 2021 AGM on Thursday 21 October 2021.
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TTNQ Constitution

The Constitution of Far North Queensland Promotion Bureau, t/a Tourism Tropical North Queensland.
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TTNQ Board Charter

We are committed to achieving a high standard of corporate governance throughout the organisation, including the executive and managerial level. Through this commitment, we have adopted appropriate systems and processes to direct and manage the business and affairs of the corporation. Enhancements in this area are ongoing as we strive to achieve best practice outcomes.  > View TTNQ Board Charter

 

What does your elected director do on the board?

Some members might be surprised to know that a director is not a representative. At the board table, diverse views, skills and experience come together to collectively make decisions. Each director brings a unique perspective that adds to the board’s decision making but each decision is owned by the board as a whole.  > Read more

 

Statement of Intent

The Far North Queensland Promotion Bureau Limited, trading as Tourism Tropical North Queensland, Business Events Cairns & Great Barrier Reef, and Cairns & Tropical North Visitor Information Centre is a membership based company limited by guarantee. Tourism Tropical North Queensland provides leadership and guidance to the Tropical North Queensland tourism industry.  Our objective is to build destination awareness in Australia and selected international markets through a targeted programme of marketing activities.

 

We aim to be

  • A leader in destination management and champion of world’s best practice in sustainable tourism
  • An organisation recognised for conducting business in a professional and ethical manner with all its stakeholders, clients and industry

 

We plan to get there

  • By working in partnership with our Members, the Local Tourism Organisations, Local, State & Federal Governments; Tourism Queensland; Tourism Australia; Cairns Airports Limited, and other Industry and Community stakeholders to maximise sustainable tourism growth in Tropical North Queensland for the economic and social benefit of all Tropical North Queenslanders

Our values and guiding principles guide our day-to-day decision-making and assist in ensuring the brand values remain a key element of Tourism Tropical North Queensland’s culture. Our organisation values are:

    • Professionalism
    • Leadership
    • Respect
    • Creativity
    • Collaboration

Our Leadership Charter

Our leadership charter is integral to the behaviours that are evident in the workplace:

    • Lead by example
    • Embrace change
    • 
Be Approachable
    • 
Inspire a shared Direction
    • Empower others to act
    • Respect the values and beliefs of others

 

Doing business the TTNQ way

This document gives guidance on what is expected when performing our duties to ensure our decisions and behaviours are in line with the principles of public sector ethics and best practice.

Our Guiding Principles guide our day-to-day decision-making and support the framework upon which we implement our vision and mission.

    • We endeavour to push the limits and make the difference in all that we do
    • We are committed to a destination management approach in partnership with our key stakeholders
    • We are committed to the principles of sustainable tourism
    • We pursue a common vision through strategic industry leadership and alliance
    • We recognise our responsibilities to champion and protect the values of the brand of this region
    • We take a research based approach to marketing and development and understand and apply the consumer insights gained through this approach
    • We value knowledge and learning as key organisational and industry resources
    • We are committed to the values of teamwork and a team based approach to our business

 

We will therefore

  • Pay attention to our workforce, industry and the community and their respective needs
  • Ensure that our staff development and employment policies are carried out in a fair and non-discriminatory manner by observing the principles of equal opportunity
  • Enrich our tourism programs and policies by always drawing on relevant international, national and local perspectives and understandings
  • Maintain strategic partnerships with all stakeholders to enhance the research and development of our programs and activities
  • Conduct all business dealings and interactions legally, ethically, with honesty and integrity having regard to our company policies. This includes adhering to the ethics principles of respecting the law and the system of government, respect for persons, integrity, diligence and economy of efficiency
  • Seek mutual respect and a common understanding in all our dealings with external partners to ensure high quality partnerships

#ExploreTNQ

Is it a possum? Is it a monkey? No, it’s a climbing kangaroo! 🦘🌴 

@tropicalnorthqueensland is home to @australia’s only two species of tree kangaroos - the Lumholtz’s & the Bennett’s tree kangaroos 🌿☀️ These furry faces are notoriously elusive & difficult to spot, even more so because of their solitary nature. Males are known to be aggressive to others entering their territory but, they tend to hang out in the canopy & are most active at night, so you’ll count yourself lucky if you even spot one in the wild 😴✨ 

Best places to spot tree kangaroos? Rainforest areas on the @athertontablelands, like at @nerada_tea ☕️ Didn’t spot one on your travels? Head to @rainforestation or @wildlifehabitat to check out their resident roos 🙌
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It's beginning to look like Christmas on the #CairnsEsplanade 🎄☀️ Palm trees are swaying, lights are twinkling & the decorations have been dusted off for another year as we count down the days until Santa arrives 🎅Where better to get a view of this magnificent tree than from atop Oaks Cairns Hotel at @oakandvinerestaurant? 🍹
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Did you see the Christmas tree light up last week? ✨​

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Nothing beats the pastels of sunset at #FourMileBeach in @portdouglasdaintree 🌴🌅 This magical spot is one of @tropicalnorthqueensland's most famed beaches & it's not hard to see why ☀️Take to the sands by bicycle, hire a sun lounge & spend your day relaxing under the shade of an umbrella or take a dip in the calm waters ⛱🌺 Here you’ll also find the trailhead to Flagstaff Hill & plenty places to eat within walking distance 🌴 Anywhere you stay in Port Douglas is far from the beach, but there are a number of accommodation options where you’ll walk right out onto the beach 🐚✨
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📸 @tropicpilot_ #explorecairnsGBR #thisisqueensland #seeaustralia #exploreTNQ
There’s something sow amazing about gardens, right? 😉

If you’re a little bit of a green thumb, you might want to spend a little time exploring this beauty in Cairns 🍃 The Flecker Botanic Gardens are home to an incredible array of plants & wildlife (mainly birds, but we could watch them all day! 🦜) Try a tour of the garden, check out the visitor information centre & let the kids explore their inner nature fanatic with the fortnightly activity program for children under five - there’s crafts, stories, sing alongs & garden discovery walks! 🌿

If you’re looking for a little more action, just a short walk or drive down the road you’ll find the Tanks Arts Centre & the many arrow walking trails 🥾🎭

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A new perspective on a old classic...like, really old 🌴🙌 If you’d prefer your history lesson taught outside the classroom, then point your compass west & get ready to step back in time ⏱👈 The Chillagoe-Mungana Caves began to form 400 million years ago when the landscape was covered by a shallow sea 🌊⛰️ No, you won’t find batman hiding out in here, but you might be lucky enough to spot some bats! 🦇 Ripe with natural & cultural heritage, this incredible place is only a 3hr drive from #Cairns on the @athertontablelands 🚙
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​📸 @toriemathew #thisisqueensland #seeaustralia  #exploreTNQ #explorecairnsGBR #chillagoe
They say you should always look up on your travels & this is why 👆🍃Explore the beautiful @athertontablelands with a hike along the #NandroyaFalls circuit, beginning just west of the Henrietta Creek camping area 🏕Not only is this a great spot for a hike & swim, but it's also one of the few places in the @wettropicsworldheritage rainforest that you can find the world's largest fern, the King Fern 🌱
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​📸 @denya.dean #seeaustralia  #explorecairnsGBR #thisisqueensland #exploreTNQ