About Innovation NQ

Innovation NQ Inc is an industry-led Not For Profit Association.

Current interim office bearers:  David Cole (President), Lauren Heritage-Brand (Secretary), Warwick Powell (Treasurer)

About iNQ Central, Central Village Complex



An industrial-style physical space to work in, a welcoming community to work with, and a tropical lifestyle.


iNQ came from the startup industry FOR startup industry.  It is both an institution and a culture of practice, set in Northern Australia’s largest city, close to islands, beaches, airports and business precincts.


With the support of key local innovators and business leader, Sister City Partners and Honeycombes Property Group, iNQ is emerging in the Townsville innovation ecosystem as a catalyst site for economic, knowledge and social growth.


With networks reaching around the globe, iNQ’s location in a vibrant mixed use precinct offers potential for growth in tech, creative, education, sustainable development and more.


iNQ is a part of an overall ecology – we often call it “the village” – which provides all that an aspiring entrepreneur needs to develop their ideas and grow their businesses. Important elements of this ecology are linkages to the surrounding community and institutions.  In particular, emerging businesses and entrepreneurs can access the support of professionals in diverse fields, ranging from law through to accounting, financial services, technical areas such as engineering, software development, education and IT in general.


Townsville is an affordable regional city in live and work in, with cost of living lower than in capital cities, making your startup dollars go further.


Size: 300 square metres


Facilities: permanent desk and offices, hot desks, meeting facilities, high speed broadband, kitchen, storage lockers, balcony entertaining area, break out lounge areas, located in entertainment precinct (movie theatre, cafes, restaurant, gym, serviced apartments)


Average Daily Personnel: 30


Early Startups and Supporters:


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