Do you want to know more about the street or suburb you live in? Check out the Cairns Regional Council website for information on the origin and histories of Cairns' street names and suburbs. Other information available includes local heritage trails, and local heritage studies and registers.
Text Queensland is a free website that presents a unique and dynamic collection of full-text, searchable, digitised sources on Queensland's colonial and state history.
Incorporating 'Prominent Queenslanders' / compiled by Australian History Publishing Co. (1936)
This collection is housed at the City Library and contains titles which relate to Cairns and the Far North Queensland area. The collection includes information on the history, culture, environment and development of the region.
Please note this is a reference collection and items may not be borrowed. This ensures the preservation and availability of the collection for the community.
The collection includes: