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Pete Faulkner

Economics columnist

Pete is an economist, business consultant and Director. He was a senior investment banker in the City of London for 15 years and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

Pete particularly enjoys explaining economics to those for whom it has always been a bit of a “black art”. He has a way of getting complex ideas across in easy to understand ways that has won him many fans in the regional business world. His blog is read by business leaders, politicians, economists, journalists and a wide range of business owners.

Pete has also been involved with the conservation of coral reefs around the world for over 2 decades and is currently a Director of Reef Check Australia and a long-term member of the Cassowary Coast Marine Advisory Committee reporting to GBRMPA.


Articles written by Pete Faulkner

Last updated: 10-10-2016 14:01
Decade of jobs data shows ups and downs ...
Decade of jobs data shows ups and downs of sectors in Cairns
Last updated: 15-07-2016 11:50
Latest building approval data contains s...
Latest building approval data contains some good news for Cairns economy
Last updated: 01-06-2016 12:40
Yes, it's official: TNQ tourism really i...
Yes, it's official: TNQ tourism really is booming
Last updated: 23-05-2016 16:52
Tough month for building approvals in tr...
Tough month for building approvals in tropical north
Last updated: 11-04-2016 10:00
Mixed bag in latest residential building...
Mixed bag in latest residential building approvals for Cairns region