National Award for Visitor Centre

The Cairns Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre has been judged one of the best buildings in Australia.

The centre on Collins Avenue, Edge Hill, won the national commercial construction award ($5 million-$10m) at the Master Builders' National Excellence in Building and Construction Awards.

The latest award recognises the project as one of the best in building and construction in Australia in the past year.

Maste Builders Australia chief Wilhelm Harnisch said the building deserved national recognition as one of the best in the country.

The award is the highest accolade bestowed on the building.

Last updated: 05 February 2015