Cairns Port Development Inc. is a not-for-profit community association. The 'Friends of the Port of Cairns' established the association to support the progress of the Cairns Shipping Development Project and the widening and deepening of Cairns Harbour to keep pace with population growth and modern shipping needs.

Associations objectives:

• To act in the interest of the progress of the city of Cairns and region.

• To encourage public support for the development of the Port of Cairns

• To help find innovative and sound solutions to the development of the Port of Cairns

• To liaise with, assist and encourage other organisations seeking to develop    

   the Port of Cairns