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.

Holloways Beach Foreshore Improvement

A $3 million makeover of the Holloways Beach foreshore will include new barbecues, shelters and playground equipment. More

Cairns Performing Arts Centre

In emid 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

O'Brien Road upgrade

A $2.5 million upgrade of O’Brien Road in Smithfield will start during the December 2017/January 2018 school holidays. 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

Works for Queensland Round Two

$15 million of job-creating capital projects are being fast-tracked under a partnership with the Queensland Government. More

Hospital precinct car parking changes

Council is creating 350 new car parking spaces in the busy hospital precinct and changing time limits to create a better mix of short, medium and long-term parking More

Sewer Pump Station T1

Sewer Pump Station T1 sewer rising main is a $6.5m major project which will provide safe and reliable wastewater collection and transfer services to the residents and businesses in the T1 catchment. More

Northern Beaches Leisure Trail

Our vision to build a continuous walking and cycling link from Palm Cove to Cairns city. More

Last updated: 29 April 2017