Our Customers Value Our Work

Our customers represent a cross-section of industry and business. From tradespeople to tourism operators, professionals and service providers, small business, big business and not for profit business. They’re located across Cairns, the Tablelands, Port Douglas and the Daintree. They’re also further afield, across the Cape, state and country. They started out like you, trying to find a web developer they could trust to get results. They found us and we worked together to get remarkable results. Be like them, become a happy RJ New Designs website customer.


We pride ourselves on honest service and advice. We listen to what you want to achieve and formulate a pathway to your success. If we can’t do it, we’ll tell you. We’re your online team.


Customer service is the cornerstone of our business. We’re here to help you with your new website, website refresh or the growth of your existing site. We’re there, when you need us.


All of our work and advice is tailored towards providing you with a complete online solution, aligned with your goals and objectives. We’ve got extensive industry knowledge and make it easy.

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Here's What They Have To Say

Enough from us, here’s what they have to say.

Professor David J. Suggett

“RJ New Designs have worked wonders on our website, for what was a complex brief – the new design for Coral Nurture Program is incredible and the visibility, accessibility, and fresh feel they have crafted is beyond what we could have hoped for. ... We cannot recommend them highly enough – they were always available when needed and didn't hesitate to contact us immediately to check in on aspects that were not clear."

Professor David J. Suggett - Coral Nurture Program

Roderic Rees

“Every good business knows the power of an awesome website, Richard and Julie are leaders in their field, with exceptional attention to detail, slick coding, fantastic written word, on point branding and above industry standard service. The benefits of working with a small family business really shine through in the final result. We have no hesitation in recommending RJ New Designs as the ‘go to’ business for next level web development!”

Roderic Rees - Cairns Adventure Group

Ryoko Morgan

“We cannot recommend them highly enough, this amazing team RJ New Designs! It has been an absolute pleasure working with both Richard and Julie and we are truly over the moon with what they have produced for our website. They have totally exceeded our expectations with the finish products! Thank you so much!”

Ryoko Morgan - Integral Electrics Qld

Dawn Shimmield

“RJ New Designs were recommended to us for a complete rebuild of our website and we were very impressed with their approach and professionalism. Richard and Julie took the time to really understand our business and what we were trying to achieve with the redesign. We are extremely happy with the end result.”

Dawn Shimmield - Licuala Lodge

Leigh Gallon

“We love the new website RJ New Designs created for us. The way Richard and Julie designed and executed the concept was amazing! The communication, professionalism, and vison of this super duo produced something beyond our expectations, and we would recommend their work to anyone.”

Leigh Gallon - Hook a Barra

Rebecca Mitchell

"Awesome, unreal result, Julie made it so easy with her journalistic approach. Richard with his technical support now that it is up and running is invaluable in helping me manage the shop front. They are a great team, their websites are truly testimonials of their creative talents and their enthusiasm to get your products out there."

Rebecca Mitchell - Elliot Park Grazing

Andrew Garrity

“Our experience with Richard and Julie has been phenomenal, their understanding and passion for our business made us feel welcomed and secure in knowing this team is the best. Meeting and working with their awesome family was a lot of fun, we had many laughs and still do today. Thank you Richard and Julie (you too Ethan ), our website and photography is just mind blowing, best ever.”

Andrew Garrity - Gateway Cassowary Falls

Kurt Gane

"We had zero knowledge about what we needed to create the website we had in mind, and they walked us through every step, and made the whole process simple and easy, even for technically challenged people like us. These guys are first class, and that is the level of service you get when working with them, nothing is a hassle, and they were awesome at taking the time to explain things to us when we didn’t understand something. Could not recommend themhighly enough. Awesome people and awesome service. 10/10."

Kurt Gane - Far North Fishing Weipa

Ivan Searston

"We found both of you to be professional, knowledgeable, sincere in our dealings, and very easy and cheerful to work with. What we would like to acknowledge is your time spent in familiarising yourself with the area and our association’s needs and the willingness you displayed in making the fiddly adjustments which always accompany editing and publishing. Your aim to create a high quality site which would fulfil our needs and budget has produced an outstanding, easily navigated, informative and attractive product. Thank you for your work.”

Ivan Searston - HMMHA

John Corbett

“Richard and Julie have just completed our website. We were very impressed with their knowledge and professionalism. They really take the time to understand your business and build a website that is tailored to your requirements. Prompt and efficient, they have exceeded our expectations. We have had previous disappointing experiences with website developers, so it was very refreshing to deal with ‘real people’ who strive to make sure you are satisfied with their product. On top of all that, they are nice people as well :) We would highly recommend them to any business looking to update or establish a new website. Thanks team!”

John Corbett - Bloomfield Escape

Jo Piggott

“Julie and Richard are true professionals in the website industry. From the moment I made contact with them, I felt at ease. At our first meeting, Richard discussed ideas for my new business website and showed examples of websites created. Julie collated the content of the website and was so easy to speak with. Her ideas of wording to gain the best from a website is worth its weight in gold. From start to finish, I have enjoyed working with them. If you're looking to have a website built, don't look any further!”

Jo Piggott - Cairns A/C & Refrigeration

Simon Wonnacott

“Julie and Richard from RJ New Designs were exceptional to deal with. They upgraded our current website with total professionalism and within the time frame we required. Their service was not only efficient but above and beyond what they were employed to do for us. They also assisted us with a number of items that were not part of our original schedule and it was all done with no fuss and total efficiency. We have no hesitation in recommending them to any business and can understand why they are a trusted and respected company in Cairns.”

Simon Wonnacott - NBIC

Sheena Walshaw

“I couldn’t be happier with the website you created for the Daintree Food Trail. It is fresh and vibrant and has brought the concept to life perfectly. It’s been a joy to work with you and you have gone above and beyond on every level, from the brilliance of the design and coding to the inspired content and images. On behalf of all our members I thank you – their response has been overwhelming.”

Sheena Walshaw - Daintree Food Trail

Jay Wink

“RJ New Designs - Richard & Julie always respond quickly and are a pleasure to deal with. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone. I always think they get to know both you and your product which really helps your business. They are also pro-active and never short of ideas that enhances your website and therefore your business. Over the years they have always worked as true professionals. Thank you once again guys for a great website!”

Jay Wink - ABC Snorkel Charters

Krystal Weber

“RJ New Designs were super easy to deal with. Julie and Richard listened to what we asked for and delivered a website even better than we imagined. Their communication is superb and they made the whole process seamless. Their concept and design for our new website is amazing! I recommend their work!”

Krystal Weber - Cairns Hot Water Systems

Renae Kunda

“We've just had our website go from ‘flat’ to ‘FANTASTIC’ thanks to Richard and Julie! I wish I had found them years ago. The change-over process was simple, professional and timely. They've got our 5 star approval.”

Renae Kunda - Cape York Motorcycle Adventures

Christian Mukadi

“Extremely happy with RJ New Designs upon utilising their services as a local Cairns web design and content writer. They provided me with an exceptional business website. The flow of visual and written content appeals greatly and the high level of attention to detail from Richard & Julie throughout this project has delivered an exceptional platform. They went over and above with valid suggestions clearly drawn from vast experience. With great knowledge of the local area and tourism industry, I could not have asked for more.”

Christian Mukadi - Breezer Trike Tours

Ryan Toyne

“We just had Richard and Julie design our new website and it is perfect! Really happy with the new site, its modern and easy to navigate and their service was top notch. They are both very friendly and easy to deal with. Highly recommended to anyone wanting a great looking website.”

Ryan Toyne - FNQ Avionics

Som Tamang

"RJ New Designs are brilliant at what they do. We couldn’t be happier with our website, which has made an enormous difference to our business. What we value most about Richard and Julie is the ongoing support they provide, updates and changes happen quickly and easily."

Som Tamang - Take On Nepal

Yolonde Entsch

“RJ New Designs have been an absolute pleasure to work with. Julie's ability to understand my design ideas and target audience was impressive. Richard then took Julie's brief and produced a magnificent and user-friendly website which I LOVE. It is more than I could have wished for - thank you both.”

Yolonde Entsch - YLE

David Forrester

“RJ New Designs are creatively outstanding. The end result for the website they created for my business far exceeded any expectations, I may have had. Combining the IT genius of Richard and the literature finesse of Julie, this company covers it all. They both took the time to ensure that everything I needed for my business to thrive in such a competitive market was done.”

David Forrester - Forrester’s Cleaning Services

Tearne Shakes

“I thought I would have to find a web designer in a large metropolitan area, to understand my brief and ideas and bring it to life, until I found RJ New Designs. From the moment we met, I knew we both wanted the same outcome. Richard and Julie have made this process so easy and their communication skills are second to none. I have no hesitations in recommending them.”

Tearne Shakes - Fresh St Market IGA Atherton

John Margetts

"After coming across a website designed by RJ New Designs and being in the market for an upgrade, I thought 'that is a great looking website'. After contacting Richard and Julie, we now have a new Hooker Boats website crafted by RJ New Designs. Richard and Julie have been very easy to work with and very professional. I am very happy with our new website!"

John Margetts - Hooker Boats

Misty Bland

After months of working closely with Richard and Julie of RJ New Designs, the Maleny Dairies team is thrilled with their new and refreshed website. Thank you both for your vision and talent in creating this new site.

Misty Bland - Maleny Dairies

Dr Richard Page

Awesome website. Thanks so much guys. Richard and Julie were fantastic to work with, created a beautiful website and walked us through all the technical side. A next level of service and help.

Dr Richard Page - Emergency Vets 24/7

Dee Petersen

If you are looking at doing a website, go and see Richard and Julie!! They are the best!!! They are the best Web Design peeps around. We appreciate that they are willing to travel to all locations to help their clients.

Dee Petersen - Uniquely Made XO

Elsa Comino

"RJ New Designs created a great new website for Eat Real. We all love the look of it and the online ordering module is super easy to use."

Elsa Comino - Eat Real Cairns

Brien Leibinger

“Thanks for the fresh new look for our website RJ New Designs. Richard and Julie, it has been a pleasure to work with you and make this happen.”

Brien Leibinger - Brien Leibinger Lawyers

Rod Hayes

“Thanks Julie and Richard for the great new website! I love the video header, the clean layout and good use of images. Thanks to Julie for the copy writing, which really tells our story and to both of you at RJ New Deigns for getting this website up and running for me, with time efficiency.”

Rod Hayes - VFR Helicopters

Lee Hodgetts

“Just had my website built by Richard and Julie from RJ Designs. I couldn't be more happy! They were a pleasure to work with and were often chasing me to get the website completed, not the other way around! I would highly recommend RJ Designs to anyone looking for a new website!”

Lee Hodgetts - Weipa Sports Fishing

Stephie Holt

“Richard and Julie are not only wonderful, kind people who are a pleasure to work with, but also very talented at what they do. They genuinely enjoy making people happy and that shines through in their work. I am so proud of my website and they created one exactly what I dreamed of. Their personal touch makes it that extra bit special.”

Stephie Holt - Peppermint Lane Photography

Bram Collins

“We couldn't be happier with the website Richard and Julie produced for our tourism business, Undara Experience. It definitely has the look and feel we were after and carries all of our essential brand elements. Richard and Julie have been very easy to work with and are always very professional to deal with. I would happily recommend RJ New Designs!”

Bram Collins - Undara Experience

Jesse Martin

“Absolutely wonderful experience. Had the pleasure of having RJ New Designs develop our website in a prompt, professional and timely manner. They went above and beyond in ensuring our needs were catered for and their method of consultation and development was fantastic to work with. 100% quality! Would recommend to anyone.”

Jesse Martin - The Streets Movement

Roderic Rees

“Richard and Julie at RJ New Designs are fantastic! In the whole process, nothing was too hard for these guys and they always validated my ideas and input. Julie's ability write content and create an overall "feel" for our sites was amazing. Richard’s laid back ‘can do’ attitude and attention to detail of imagery and functionality makes RJ New Designs the ‘go to’ company for any business looking to upgrade or create a web presence. I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending these guys.”

Roderic Rees - Cairns Adventure Group

Peter Ford

“Richard and Julie have done an amazing job on our new South Pacific Bridal website. They make the whole process easy by being flexible, maintaining excellent communication and always having a solution to any issues or requests we had. I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending them.”

Peter Ford - South Pacific Bridal

Sarah Boccanfuso

“Julie and Richard did amazing work on my new website, and I can’t recommend them enough. The communication between Richard, Julie and myself was easy from the first meeting, with great insight explained to what I was needing and how to produce a great functioning website. I am very happy."

Sarah Boccanfuso - Tropical Shade Blinds

Wayne Hipgrave

“RJ New Designs Rock. It seemed quite daunting thinking about putting a website together. But working with Richard and Julie made it a very easy and enjoyable experience, and the end result was fantastic. I’m going to recommend RJ Designs to anyone that need a website.”

Wayne Hipgrave - Epic Driving School

Suzanne Rath BSc. (HONS)

“I love my new website! Julie's copywriting skills are second to none and when combined with Richard's simple and user-friendly designs, I now have an attractive and appealing site which can only serve to help my business grow.”

Suzanne Rath BSc. (HONS) - Wellness Embodied

Melissa Denney

“I have been working with Richard for the past three months, updating and designing a business website, and would highly recommend his services. He has been excellent with regards to designing for my specialised and personalised requests. Richard has always been available to take my calls in addition to a fast turnaround of work.”

Melissa Denney - Harden Park Lawns

Peter Leader

“Richard is very approachable; he listens then implements the best strategies to suit your business. I would highly recommend his business for your website. He did such an awesome job on the first one, I got him to build another!”

Peter Leader - Local Glass Repairs

John Niesar

“These guys did an awesome job with my website and they were really easy to work with. I would highly recommend them to anyone wanting a fresh and easy to use website. Thanks.”

John Niesar - Niesar Painting

Courtney Wilson

“Couldn’t be more happy with our new, modern and bright website design. Julie and Richard really took the time to listen to what I wanted, and the end result is just WOW!”

Courtney Wilson - Cairns Glass & Glazing

Bruce Monds

“Over the moon with the new website, Richard and Julie were great to work with from start to finish. Would recommend the team at RJ New Designs if you are starting a new business and need a website.”

Bruce Monds - All Diesel Systems

Niki Bailey

“Richard and Julie took our drab website and created something totally impressive, that showcases our business and products. They were both so helpful in working out the message we wanted to convey and produced a website that was way beyond anything we were expecting. Our website was an absolutely worthwhile investment with Richard and Julie. We highly recommend them to everyone!”

Niki Bailey - Aztec Security Screens

Eva Biggs

“Richard and Julie built an awesome website for our business. We had been following them for a few years and are glad we choose them to build our site, they provide great service and are really helpful. Everybody loves our website.”

Eva Biggs - Just Equus

Anthony Hadleigh

“It was about 12 years ago we approached RJ New Designs to build us a website. Probably the best decision we made. All our bookings come through the website, so it is critical it works. Great job guys and I would always recommend you for the work you do.”

Anthony Hadleigh - Australian Kite Surfari

Petra Lovey

“We recently had our new website designed and built RJ New Designs after our old website crashed. Richard got our old website back up and running on a public holiday and got us out of a major pickle. The new website he and Julie built for us is just amazing. It completely captures what we are about! We've had some great feedback from our customers. Thanks guys, we looooove your work!”

Petra Lovey - K9 River Retreat

Ted Crocker

"Two years ago I asked another company to build my website, but after three months and only half a website being built, I decided to give Richard a call. Within 7 days he had my website up and running and due to his and Julie’s outstanding work and attention to detail, my business has now doubled in size. They are great to deal with and very passionate about making you the best website possible, 11/10.”

Ted Crocker - North Queensland Coach Tours

Mike Hintz

“It has been a pleasure working with Richard and Julie at RJ New Designs creating our new website. We are very pleased with the finished product and are particularly impressed with their industry knowledge, which made the process all the more efficient and effective. We have no hesitation in recommending RJ New Designs for your website development needs.”

Mike Hintz - Oz Tours Safaris

Lisa and Rob

“RJ New Designs have been amazing to work with! From start to finish we were given friendly, professional and personalised service. No question was unanswered and everything we wanted and needed was added into our completed webpage, resulting in a webpage we are extremely happy with. Their service has been above and beyond our expectations and we highly recommend them!”

Lisa and Rob - Oz Baby Hire Cairns

Kyle Richardson

“Working with Julie and Richard was an absolute pleasure; the wealth of knowledge that they have when it comes to building a website is invaluable, we definitely felt like our website was in good hands. We are overwhelmed with the final product; they were able to create something out of nothing that is professional and user friendly. We would highly recommend RJ New Designs.”

Kyle Richardson - FNQ Podiatry & Orthotics

Martha Landman

“I found Richard and Julie Johnston at RJ New Designs a pleasure to work with and easy to communicate with. They understood my needs, delivered fast and created a product I’m happy with. A seamless process.”

Martha Landman - Adelaide CBD Psychology

Chris Riera

“We recently had our website built by RJ New Designs. The entire process from start to finish was enjoyable and stress free. They were able to deliver a clean and professional platform, within 30 days of quote approval. Highly recommended!”

Chris Riera - East Coast Energy Solutions

Ash Colefax

“Richard and Julie built our new website. We're so happy with not only the look of the website itself, but the personalised professional service we received. I have no hesitation recommending RJ New Designs to anyone looking for Cairns best web designer.”

Ash Colefax - TCS Shipwright & Joinery