Category Archives: Cairns Port Development

The issues relating to deepening Cairns port are described and assessed.  The complex politics are analysed, with a focus on the major benefits that the Cairns region will gain when the proposed port deepening has been completed.  The overt and covert efforts by a small minority of influential ‘green’ and Labor supporters to delay port deepening are highlighted.

Cairns Port Development

Cairns Port development has been sabotaged by dodgy politics and ‘green’ ideology, but at last – 7 years after the first proposal – a scheme one tenth the size is getting underway.  This post presents a chronology of issues and … Continue reading

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