1: $30M CBD Campus A permanent campus for 2500plus students. The new campus will deliver an expanded range of training, education and research offerings that will diversify and grow the local economy and skilled workforce, while stimulating greater international student numbers. 2: $16M Aviation Hub A state-of-the-art Aviation and Engineering Centre of Excellence to be built at Cairns International Airport. The centre will be run by leading industry experts using the latest simulation technology. 3: $1.2M First People’s Think Tank & Research Centre For indigenous people to promote evidence-based and coordinated delivery of education, research and development activities that respond to the needs of their communities. 4: $2.5M Creative & Performing Arts Precinct Encompassing a 150-seat facility and state-of-the-art digital media labs and studios. CQU will also deliver digital media and production courses. 5: $2.5M Research Extension For Cairns-based research that is already delivering results in indigenous health and education and regional tourism and economic development. 6: $2.5M Professional Sports Centre of Excellence Will be embedded within the Cairns Taipans and based within the Cairns Basketball Stadium complex. It will be one of the only educational qualifications of its kind in Australia with students and researchers working with professional athletes, coaches and sports administrators in sports science, management and marketing. The facility will include purpose-built biomechanics, performance analysis and skill acquisition laboratories as well as athlete recovery facilities.