Touting is not allowed on Council land. Touting is defined as: publicising a business, commercial, trade or activity to another person, either verbally or with a publication.

Council land includes:

  • Footpaths (including the footpath in front of shop entrances)
  • Roadways and car parking areas
  • Public seating areas
  • Transport waiting and drop-off points
  • Facilities such as the Esplanade, Barlow Park, Cairns Botanic Gardens and Centenary Lakes

Fines of $569 can be issues to touts or the business publicised by the touting.

You can report touting by ringing Council on 4044 3044.

Last updated: 11 March 2016