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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.