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    Most Powerful in TNQ: 30 - 11 rankings

    TropicNow delivers the second part of its Power 50 List to give readers a chance to compare rankings with The Cairns Post's Most Influential List.


    Welcome back!

    Here's part two of our comparison between The Cairns Post's Top 50 Most Influential People in Cairns and our own TNQ Power 50 list.

    Today, the countdown goes from 30 - 11.

    (Click here to read both lists from 50 - 31)

    (Top 10 List now published!)

    Enjoy comparing the two lists, and keep the debate raging!


    Cairns Post most influential vs TropicNow Power 50


    Now that we're getting to the pointy end, the two lists have taken very different paths on the way to the top 10.

    Positions 30-21

    The Cairns Post list in this middle section features just a handful of similarities to our own from 30 - 21.

    Both lists at this point feature Kristy Vallely and Ross Moller, but that's where the resemblance ends.

    TropicNow has grouped most of the Cairns councillors at position 25 - minus a few key players who appear higher on the list.

    We also think key city leaders like Paul Taylor and Kevin Byrne deserve to be higher than the Post's ranking of 27 and 21 respectively.


    RankingCairns Post TropicNow
    30.
    Kristy Vallely
    Amy Turnbull
    29.
    Pat Flanagan
    Michael Huelin
    28.
    Ross Moller
    Kristy Vallely
    27.
    Paul Taylor
    Ross Moller
    26.
    Nick Loukas
    Tony Williamson
    25.
    Tony Baker
    Cairns Councillors
    24.
    Col Sparkes
    Richie Bates
    23.
    Linda Cooper
    Ken Chapman
    22.
    Grace Lillian Lee
    Chris Boland
    21.
    Kevin Byrne
    Craig Crawford

     

     

     

    Positions 20-11

    The Post's list features some older, wise heads such as Charles Woodward, Bishop James Foley and Bob Katter, but we've opted for a more youthful leadership group such as Luckbir Singh, Deb Hancock and Nick Loukas.

    We've put police boss Paul Taylor, Advance CEO Kevin Byrne and local entrepreneur and business owner Darren Halpin higher in the rankings than the Post list.

     

    RankingCairns PostTropicNow
    20.
    Charles Woodward
    Luckbir Singh
    19.
    Bob Katter
    Paul Taylor
    18.
    Russell Beer
    Brett Moller
    17.
    Bishop James Foley
    Darren Halpin
    16.
    Richard Ireland
    Nick Loukas
    15.
    Tania Major
    Justice Jim Henry
    14.
    Warren Entsch
    Deb Hancock
    13.
    Justice Jim Henry
    Russell Beer
    12.
    Matt Bowen
    Nick Trompf
    11.
    Professor Sandra Harding
    Kevin Byrne

     

     

     

    TOMORROW ON TROPICNOW:

    Join us for the final countdown! The top 10 most influential and powerful as featured on both the Cairns Post and TropicNow lists.