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Our Partners

With a little help from our friends

We don't just partner with anyone. We collaborate with people and organisations who share similar values, align with our mission and want to work with us to create the most remarkable experiences for you, our guests. 

Here are our current partners. 
 

Environmental 

Citizens of the Great Barrier Reef

We are a Founding Citizen and ongoing partner of the Citizens of Great Barrier Reef. Spearheaded by Earth Hour founder, Andy Ridley, Citizens of Great Barrier Reef is a social movement designed to change consumer understanding of how everyday actions have an impact on the Great Barrier Reef and overall environment.

Become a Citizen and #UniteForTheReef.

Ocean conservation isn't just for the grown-ups. SpongeBob SquarePants invites kids to join his Reef Squad and become Junior Citizens of the Reef so he can introduce them to a whole new world under the sea and teach them about ocean conservation. 


OzHarvest

OzHarvest is the first perishable food rescue organisation in Australia that collects quality excess food from more than 2,000 commercial outlets and delivers it, direct and free of charge, to more than 800 charities.

We work with OZHarvest to collect unused food and distribute to segments of the community where it is most needed.


Teracycle

TerraCycle is an innovative recycling company that has become a global leader in recycling hard-to-recycle materials. 

We have partnered with TerraCycle to provide a zero-waste approach to coffee capsules. This allows guests to enjoy quality Nespresso coffee without the guilt of what happens to the pod. Through TerraCycle, used pods and mechanically and/or manually separated into metals, organics and plastics. Metals are melted so they may be recycled. The organics (such as the coffee grounds) are composted. The plastics undergo extrusion and pelletization to be moulded into new recycled plastic products.


The Last Straw on the Great Barrier Reef

‘There’s no excuse for single-use’

The Last Straw on the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is the Official Campaign © targeting plastic straws in venues around the GBR. We are working with Citizen’s of the GBR, and The Last Straw Australia in an effort to make the GBR region plastic straw free and reduce plastic pollution entering the Reef.


'Nurture Nature' Events Queensland

Business Events Cairns and Great Barrier Reef introduce the Nurture Nature events initiative, allowing event organisers hosting business functions, seminars or exhibitions with over 20 attendees in Tropical North Queensland to contribute towards the sustainability of the region. 

Riley donates $5 per delegate to local environmental and wildlife causes. 
 

Community 

Beyond Blue 

Anxiety, depression and suicide affect millions of people around Australia, impacting how they connect with family and friends, thrive at work, and live productive and meaningful lives. Beyond Blue helps people in Australia understand that these feelings can change and equips them with the skills they need to look after their own mental health and wellbeing, and to create confidence in their ability to support those around them.

Until the end of 2020, we're donating $5.00 from every direct booking towards the Beyond Blue Support Service which provides free, confidential and immediate counselling and referral 24-hours a day, seven days a week. 

AFL Cape York Eagles

AFL Cape York established in 2003 with the main purpose of coordinating the AFL Kickstart program. Their Community Engagement philosophy centres on activities that promote social justice, education, health and foster a strong sense of community spirit.

We are proud to be the Naming Rights sponsor of the Cape York Eagles FC. 


Northern Rivers Food 

Northern Rivers Food (NRF) is a not for profit food group, established by people in the food industry from the “paddock to the plate” to support the food industry in the Northern Rivers.

NRF connects people in the local food industry by providing regular events, workshops and networking opportunities. Members represent the entire food industry of the region, with growers, manufacturers, food service, food artisans, nutritionists, marketers and everything in between.
 

Tourism

Tourism Tropical North Queensland

Tropical North Queensland is known as one of the most aspirational natural destinations in the world. It is the gateway to endless unique experiences set in some of the most beautiful bucket-list locations imaginable. From the Great Barrier Reef to the outback, through to the Earth’s most ancient rainforest, TNQ is a passionate community of story-tellers.

We work with TTNQ as a partner of business events at (Riley, Bailey and Flynn)
 

Australian Tourism Export Council

ATEC is the peak industry body representing Australia's $40 billion tourism export sector, representing more than 1,000 large national and multinational companies across Australia. 


Cairns Chamber of Commerce

The peak body for business representation in the Cairns region, Cairns Chamber of Commerce acts as a voice of Cairns' businesses focussed on making it easier for local business to increase exposure, take advantage of networking opportunities, and access information and services that can increase business efficiency.

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