Our Cairns

This consultation has now closed and we are reviewing all feedback.
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  • Description: Council is seeking your views about the type of Cairns you want to live in and what’s important to you.
  • Status: Closed
  • Consultation period: 12:00am 01/08/2016 to 5:00pm 30/09/2016

The Our Cairns community survey sought to capture the views of the community on what sort of Cairns they wanted to live in and what's important to them. A total of 6446 people completed the survey during the period 1-31 August 2016. Thanks everyone for participating!  The high-level results from the community survey were then explored at two engagement forums with residents and stakeholders in September 2016. 

A report presenting the preliminary survey results ( PDF, 3.4 MB ) is now available for download.

Key highlights are:

  • 6446 total responses
  • 57% of respondents were female, 43% male
  • 78% of respondents were ratepayers
  • 23% of respondents were aged 45-54 years, 21% were 35-44, 19% were 55-64, 15% were 23-24, 13% were 65-74 years
  • The top 5 suburbs by number of respondents were Redlynch (451 respondents, or 7% of total), Edmonton (338 or 5%), Mount Sheridan (306), Trinity Beach (299) and Smithfield (282)

Our Cairns results 2016

Below is a summary of reports tabled as a result of the Our Cairns project. The complete listing of responses is available on request to Cairns Regional Council, please contact 4044 3044. To view the full list of public photographs submitted during the Our Cairns survey visit Council's Flickr page.

Last updated: 15 December 2016