Major projects

Council is committed to providing and improving core services and community infrastructure. The current significant projects listed below are aimed at preserving and improving our way of life.

Council often engages the community on major projects. Details of projects currently open for public feedback can be found on the Have Your Say webpage.

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Babinda Boulders improvement works

New bridges, viewing platforms and all-abilities water access are being created at Babinda Boulders, under the Works for Queensland program. More

Cairns Performing Arts Centre

In early 2018, Cairns will have a new, purpose-built performance theatre. With a footprint of 4200m2, the Cairns Performing Arts Centre will be a state-of-the-art venue delivering a higher standard of productions and entertainment than previously seen in Cairns. More

Centenary Lakes Nature Play

A new $750,000 nature-based playground will be created at Centenary Lakes, funded under the Works for Queensland program. More

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Ivan Evans Walking Track – Stage 2

The Bayview Heights rainforest walking track will be redesigned and upgraded to a Class 3 walking track under the Works for Queensland program. More

Lake Street Carpark Building Upgrade

A multi-million dollar refurbishment will be undertaken on the Lake Street carpark building. More

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Logomeir Road extension

Work is underway on the first stage of a major new road project in Edmonton. More

Mann Street Cycleway

A new cycleway along Mann Street will provide a safer, dedicated alternative to the busy Mulgrave Road. More

New access from Redlynch Connector Rd

A new access road is being built from Redlynch Connector Road to the Redlynch Community Sports Complex. More

New multi-sport pitch to be built at the Northern Esplanade Sporting Precinct
Northern Esplanade Activities Precinct

The $1.34 million Northern Esplanade Activities Precinct will include four full-size beach volleyball courts, a warm-up court and a hard surface court suitable for basketball plus a range of other sports. More

The Precinct

The Precinct project involves the construction of the performing arts theatre complex (Cairns Performing Arts Centre) and the transformation of Munro Martin Park into a tropical parkland with an outdoor performance space (Munro Martin Parklands). More

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W4Q infrastructure renewal works

$10 million of suburban infrastructure enhancements will be delivered under the Works for Queensland program. More

Walker Rd sporting & recreation precinct

The Walker Road Sporting and Recreation Precinct Master Plan is now 70% complete. More

Red Arrow walking track
Yellow and Red Arrow walking tracks

A new 2.4km Yellow Arrow trail will be created, along with upgrades to the popular Red Arrow track, under the Works for Queensland program. More

Yorkeys Knob foreshore improvements

$2 million worth of foreshore improvement works at Yorkeys Knob is being fast-tracked under the Works for Queensland program. More

Last updated: 29 April 2017