I had meant to do a post on last months OESR Cairns seminar on the most recent population projections for Queensland and the regions. May update with some notes at some time, but the presentations are available online.
Population trends and projections in the Cairns and Far North Region - Ross Barker, OESR Qld Treasury.
Contemporary Population Issues - Alison Taylor, Principal Demographer
Link: OESR Far North Index