Michael Healy is an established leader in Queensland’s tourism industry. Michael and his wife Trudi have lived in Cairns for more than 20 years, together raising their two children in the tropical north.
Michael has vast experience over many decades as a businessman and on state, national and regional tourism boards. Driving new job and economic opportunities for the region is a priority for Michael. He has the life experience, a clear vision and the negotiating and management skills to get things done for the people of Cairns.
Michael has always believed in giving back to his community and this is reflected in his commitment to a number of not-for-profit organisations. He serves as the Chair of Access Community Housing - the largest not-for-profit community housing initiative in Far North Queensland. He has also served as a past Director of Tourism & Events Queensland, and an elected member of Tourism Tropical North Queensland and Port Douglas Daintree Tourism.