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.

Cairns City Centre Master Plan

The Cairns City Master Plan guides the positive development of public space in the city centre. More

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Esplanade Dining Precinct

The Esplanade Dining Precinct project will enhance the best features of the existing Esplanade outdoor dining area. More

Cairns Court House refurbishment

A $6.6 million refurbishment will expand the potential of the Court House building as an event and gallery space, while ensuring heritage values are maintained for future generations. More

Cook St bridge replacement

This project is on hold. More

Florence Street Link

A $10.5 million upgrade will address safety and pedestrian connection issues, as well as introduce attractive tropical landscaping enhancements. More

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Magazine St / Arnold St upgrade

Stage 1 works are complete. Stage 2 works are expected to get underway in January 2021. More

Northern Beaches Leisure Trail

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

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Sewage Pump Station NC1 (Lily Street)

The new Sewage Pump Station NC1 will allow increased capacity to cater for the growing demand within the catchment and continue to provide a reliable sewer network to the community. More

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Works for Queensland 2019-2021

Twelve capital projects will be fast-tracked with funding through the Queensland Government's 2019-2021 W4Q program. More

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Last updated: 16 June 2020